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Vuk: The Little Fox

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Directed by Attila Dargay
Written by István Fekete (novel)
Attila Dargay
István Imre
Ede Tarbay
Starring Judit Pogány (young Vuk)
József Gyabronka (Vuk)
Teri Földi (Íny)
Gyula Szabó (Kag)
Music by Peter Wolf
Cinematography Irén Henrik
Editing by János Czipauer
Magda Hap
Release date 1981 (Hungary)
Running time 76 min
Country Hungary
Language Hungarian
IMDb profile

Vuk (1981) is one of the most well-known Hungarian animated films, based on the novel Vuk by István Fekete. Along with Cat City, it is widely regarded as one of the ultimate classics of Hungarian cartoon making. It was marketed in English-language countries as Vuk: The Little Fox. Directed by Attila Dargay, it features the voice talents of Judit Pogány as young Vuk, József Gyabronka as adult Vuk, László Csákányi as Karak and Tibor Bitskey as the narrator. Image File history File links Vukdvd. ... Attila Dargay is a cartoonist from Hungary. ... István Fekete (January 25, 1900 – June 23, 1970) was a Hungarian writer, author of several youth novels and animal stories. ... Attila Dargay is a cartoonist from Hungary. ... Peter Wolf (born Peter Blankfield on March 7, 1946) is an American rock and roll musician, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band from 1967 to 1982. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 12 frames per second is the typical rate for an animated cartoon. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed. ... Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Vuk (1981) is one of the most well-known Hungarian animated films, and along with Cat City is widely regarded as one of the ultimate classics of Hungarian cartoon making. ... István Fekete (January 25, 1900 – June 23, 1970) was a Hungarian writer, author of several youth novels and animal stories. ... Cat City (original title: Macskafogó) is a Hungarian feature-length animated cult film released in 1986, directed by Béla Ternovszky and written by József Nepp. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Attila Dargay is a cartoonist from Hungary. ...


Plot

The film tells the story of a little fox cub, Vuk, who ventures away from his family's den and, upon his return, learns from his uncle Karak that his entire family has been shot and killed by a human hunter. Karak then offers for Vuk to stay with him, and Karak continues to raise him. A Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) A fox is a member of any of 27 species of small omnivorous canids. ...

As Vuk grows older, he develops a sharp sense of cunning and cleverness. Now a young adult fox, he finds a vixen held captive in a cage on a human farm. He tricks the guard dogs and other animals, as well as the hunter himself, and eventually helps the vixen escape. At the end of the film, we see them having cubs of their own.


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