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A Fox's Tale (2008)

Kis Vuk (original title)
Little Jack is a young fox living happily with his family in the woods, but everything changes when his father is captured by a circus troupe in order to be part of their show. The rest of ... See full summary »

Directors:

György Gát (co-director), János Uzsák (co-director)

Writers:

Péter Dóka (screenplay), István Fekete (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gábor Csöre Gábor Csöre ... Vuk Jr. (voice)
Freddie Highmore ... Little Jack (voice)
János Gálvölgyi János Gálvölgyi ... Vuk (voice)
Miranda Richardson ... Anna Conda (voice)
Bill Nighy ... Ringmaster (voice)
Sienna Miller ... Darcey (voice)
Phil Davis ... Jack (voice) (as Philip Davis)
Clemency Burton-Hill ... Arabella (voice)
Matthew McNulty ... Alex (voice)
Olivia Chamberlain Olivia Chamberlain ... Tufty Bunny / Carla (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Péter Albert Péter Albert ... (voice)
Sean Barrett Sean Barrett ... Doc (voice)
Leopold Benedict Leopold Benedict ... Patch Bunny
Tim Bentinck ... Papa Rabbit - Tibs - The Colonel - Igor
Árpád Besenczi Árpád Besenczi ... Balfék (voice)
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Storyline

Little Jack is a young fox living happily with his family in the woods, but everything changes when his father is captured by a circus troupe in order to be part of their show. The rest of the animals from the wood will share the same destiny. With the help from a nature-loving disabled boy in a wheelchair and a young acrobat girl, Little Jack will try to rescue the animals. Written by Mario

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Trivia

György Gát has said that Irén Henrik, widow of Attila Dargay, praised the movie and considered it an equal to his husband's original The Little Fox (1981). Henrik denied this, criticizing the movie's choppy animation and awkward character designs. Gát admitted that the movie was titled "Kis Vuk" to capitalize on the original's popularity. See more »

Quotes

Little Jack: This is the first time I've ever seen a flying fu-
[trips over and falls]
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What did I just watch?
15 October 2011 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I love animation, and have seen a lot of animated movies, old and new, good and bad. I only saw this out of curiosity, having seen many of my IMDb friends putting this movie on their worst animated movies list, so I wanted to see whether it was really that bad. And to me it was that bad. In fact I have not seen an animated movie this awful since about July with Space Thunder Kids. The animation is among the laziest I've seen, the character designs look ugly, no make that hideous, the colours are flat and the backgrounds and sceneries are horribly rendered. The writing is some of the worst I've heard in a long time, all the lines are banal, verging on preachy and very unfocused. The story is dull, futile and thin even for the running time. I will say I have seen the 1981 film Vuk(of which this is a sequel of), that was charming, well animated, beautifully voiced and written. This sequel is the complete opposite, not only does it "rip-off" the 1981 film but it completely fails to capture the spirit and style of it, let alone its heart. The voice work is poor, with the voices out of sync sometimes with the lip movements. This voice cast(Freddie Highmore, Bill Nighy, Miranda Richardson and Sienna Miller) is talented, but they are wasted with awful writing and dumb characters we don't give a toss about. Overall, just a mess. 1/10 Bethany Cox


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Country:

UK | Hungary

Language:

Hungarian

Release Date:

2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fox's Tale See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,658
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DYN Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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