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Release Date: December 13th, 2013

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2014

PG-13|2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
Spurred on by a promise he made to his daughters, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) embarks on what would become a 20-year quest to obtain the movie rights to "Mary Poppins." The author, P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), proves to be an uncompromising curmudgeon who has no intention of letting her beloved characters become mangled in the Hollywood machine. However, when the books stop selling and she finds herself in need of money, Travers reluctantly agrees to consider Disney's proposition.

Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Colin Farrell, Bradley Whitford, Ruth Wilson, B.J. Novak

Director: John Hancock

Genres: Comedy drama, Docudrama

Production Co: Ruby Films, Essential Media and Entertainment

Distributors: Walt Disney, Walt Disney

Keywords: 1960s, Endearing, Quest, Rivalry, 1950s, Charming, London, Transformation, 1940s

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Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)
Nominated Music (Original Score)