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.
Misty De Meo
The animated film of Janacek's opera
Did You Know?
Janacek was so moved by the final scene upon seeing its first production that he asked the conductor to perform it at his funeral; when he died three years later, in 1928, the Brno opera company did perform it. See more