Renart the Fox is a comedy based on the widely known fable "Le Roman de Renart". The film tells the hilarious yet moving adventure of cunning Renart, an outlaw constantly at odds with the feudal laws of his society, characterised by a liberal attitude towards the property of others. However motivation for his pursuit of riches is to make a decent living for children. In his quest for treasure, Renart has ample opportunity to demonstrate how a quick mind can triumph over brute strength, despite the congenital incompetence of his motley gang of associates. Renart the Fox lends itself ideally to a film adaptation and makes fantastic family entertainment.