The Fox and the Child

The Fox and the Child
  • 2007
  • France
  • 1h 32min
  • U
  • Directed by: Luc Jacquet
  • Written by: Luc Jacquet, Eric Rognard
  • Cast: Bertille Noël-Bruneau, Isabelle Carré
  • Language: French (original), English
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A giggly eight-year-old French child (Noël-Bruneau) strikes up a friendship with a fox she meets on the way home from school. This marks a step forward in narrative storytelling for Jacquet, who successfully depicts the fox as a wild and uncontrolled force in a non-Disney manner. An often beguiling account of how mankind and animals can exist in harmony.

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The Fox and the Child

7 Aug 20083 stars

FAMILY/ADVENTURE (U) 92min Luc Jacquet’s follow-up to March of the Penguins has a title which sums up the film’s content precisely. The Fox and the Child is the simple story of a giggly eight-year-old French child (Bertille Noël-Bruneau) who strikes up…

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