Symbolism In Wes Anderson's Film Fantastic Mr. Fox

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Wes Anderson’s film “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is based on Roald Dahl’s best-selling children’s novel. Wes Anderson presents the film to his audience with one of his old-school stop-motion animation with the use of 3-D digital; it’s beautifully portrayed with the charm and humor, the film was appealed to not just children, but also older adults. The examination of the film defines the symbolism behind the shots and angles that impact the meaning in scenes, including lighting that impacts the meaning towards the film and the colors used in the movie to depict human and animal characters.
There have been approximately 56,000 shots used to create the film, each shot Wes Anderson used in the film was shown differently and in a unique way. Looking over
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Since the characters are shown facing in opposite directions, the viewer assumes that they are looking at each other. This type of shot used when Mr. Fox and his wife were having a conversation when they dug a hole under the tree and were hiding from the farmers. The reverse angle was seen used in this scene, taken from over the shoulder of the opposite character. Furthermore, Anderson keeps the audience’s focus on the interaction between the two characters. He uses a traditional set up of over-the-shoulder shots, while occasionally turning to a medium two-shot.
Wes Anderson follows a common artistic “guideline” in defining themes that examine the symbolism of the colors that were used to depict the human and animals in the film. The use of autumn colors within the film enabled the appearance of a golden tone over the fields and in the sky; his choice of orangery autumn colors splashed with yellow and black leading towards a
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The contrast between the color schemes applied in the shots and angles of the scenes used warm autumn colors with more of an extreme orange color concept to it with the rest (red, yellow, and brown) to give an autumn feel to its viewers. Wes Anderson has made “Fantastic Mr. Fox” very obvious, his film, has visually, impacted the shots, angles, and lighting used to speak to his ability as an

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