Fantastic Mr Fox ... Rediscover the Magic

Fantastic Mr Fox is visionary director Wes Anderson's first animated film, utilising classic handmade stop motion techniques to tell the story of the best selling children's book by Roald Dahl.

Mr and Mrs Fox (George Clooney and Meryl Streep) live an idyllic home life with their son Ash (Jason Schwartzman) and visiting young nephew Kristopherson (Eric Anderson). But after 12 years, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground and with not enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil farmers - Boggis, Bunce and Bean - who are determined to capture the audacious, Fantastic Mr Fox at any cost.

The movie is due to be released early next year in Australia. Click on the link above for a sneak peak at the movie trailer. And why not rediscover the beauty of the original book?

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