Watch the film’s trailer together as a class. Make predictions about what you think will happen during the film. How do you think it will end?
In The Fox And The Child a young girl, now grown up, remembers her childhood. This is how the voiceover narration begins:
My story started one day, by chance, on the way to school. I remember it only too well. I was just 10 years old. It was the first time I had seen a fox so close. And he hadn’t heard me. He stayed there and I watched him. My heart was beating flat out. He was so cute. For a moment, I thought I might be able to touch him.
Throughout the day at school, I could only think of the fox at the big beech tree. At my return to the place where we met, I was sure I‘d find him again. I decided that I would try and tame this fox. At that point I had no idea that it was the beginning of a great adventure…