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The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (Le grand méchant renard et autres contes) (2018)

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From the creators of the Academy Award (R)-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits destined to become a classic. The countryside isn't always as calm and peaceful as it's made out to be, and the animals on this farm are particularly agitated: a fox who mothers a family of chicks, a rabbit who plays the stork, and a duck who wants to be Santa Claus. If you think life in the country is a walk in the park, think again! Directors Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert adapt Renner's own acclaimed graphic novel into a delirious, delightful triptych of interlocking stories, with a pacing and visual spontaneity that harkens back to classic Looney Tunes shorts and slapstick two-reelers. But underneath the gags (and there are plenty of them), the three stories offer a sensitive and beautiful portrayal of family, and the anxieties of modern life.

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Critic Reviews for The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (Le grand méchant renard et autres contes)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

Renner and Imbert spend more time dishing out jokes than they do weaving the kind of meaningful narrative that made Ernest & Celestine so special, yet while Fox is more of a slaphappy romp than a morality play, there's still a method to the madness.

September 18, 2017 | Full Review…

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales is a delight from start to finish. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 31, 2018 | Full Review…

The result is a fun movie to the core... [Full review in Spanish]

May 31, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Renner and Imbert do something respectfully disrespectful; they turn Jean de La Fontaine's fables into a hilraious and very intelligent comedy painted in watercolors. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The interlinked stories are full of whimsy and childhood wonder that will delight the young - and young at heart.

April 4, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

...intelligent humor and animation that gives an almost artisanal touch of classic adaptations. [Full Review in Spanish]

January 22, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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