• Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Release Date: October 13th, 2017

PG |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son's growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for "Winnie-the-Pooh" and "The House at Pooh Corner," published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Alex Lawther, Will Tilston, Stephen Campbell Moore, Vicki Pepperdine, Richard McCabe

Director: Simon Curtis

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: DJ Films, Gasworks Media

Keywords: Playful , Transformation , Father , Heartwarming , Love , Charming , Son , Growing up , Creative , London , Endearing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's the chemistry between Domhnall Gleeson and newcomer Will Tilston, as the awkwardly matched father and son, that makes the movie more than a mélange of inept parenting and Tigger too. show more

  • 30
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Goodbye Christopher Robin doesn’t just lack authenticity, it appears to scorn it. show more

  • 70
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    No one’s going to accuse Goodbye Christopher Robin of subtlety or of rewriting the biopic rules, but it does dare to go darker than most films like it. show more

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