An adaptation of Leos Janacek's opera Prihody Lisky Bystrousky (1925), based on the novel Liska Bystrouska by Rudolf Tesnohlidek. It follows the life of Sharp-Ears, a fox who is captured by a forester as a cub and raised in his home prior to escaping back into the forest. Written by
Misty De Meo
The animated film of Janacek's opera
Did You Know?
"Dashwood Fox" was not the character's original name; in both the original novel and the opera he was Zlatohrbitek, which translates to, according to the source, "Goldenstripe" or "Goldenback". It is unknown why his name was changed in the animated film. See more