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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

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A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne.

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Vicki Pepperdine ...
Betty
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Christopher Robin Aged 18
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Ernest
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Rupert
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Lady O
Mossie Smith ...
Sharon the Midwife
Stanley Hamlin ...
Christopher Robin Aged 6 Months
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Dexter Hyman ...
Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
Sonny Hyman ...
Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
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Mary Brown
Sam Barnes ...
The Times Photographer
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A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family? Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Rated PG for thematic elements, some bullying, war images and brief language | See all certifications »

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29 September 2017 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$57,917, 15 October 2017, Limited Release

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$1,735,251, 21 December 2017
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Domhnall Gleeson and Kelly Macdonald's third film together. They previously appeared in Anna Karenina (2012) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011). See more »

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In the scene at the station when Christoper Robin is leaving for the army, there is a map of Southern England on the wall behind them.

During the war, all maps and signs were removed from public places, as these could have aided the enemy. See more »

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Christopher Robin Aged 8: Well... you see, after the war there was so much sadness... that hardly anyone could remember what happines was like. Then Winnie the Pooh came along and he was like a tap. You just turned it on and happines came out.
Christopher Robin Aged 8: But I'm not Christopher Robin, really. I'm Billy Moon.
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The Duke of Wellington Regiment West Riding - The Wellesley
Arranged by Donald Seed
Performed by Band of H.M. Coldstream Guards (as Band of the Coldstream Guards)
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, an Imagem Company
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Touching story reminding us what life is all about...
24 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Goodbye Christopher Robin touched me personally and helped me to remember what life is really about. It touches on the trauma that can affect those closest to us. It shows how hard and long those times can affect our lives and those around us. The casting and acting was spot on for me. I could relate to the characters and could relate to their situation.

It reminded me in some ways of "Finding Mr Banks", but touched me more deeply. There are movies you go to watch to escape the real world. This was a movie that helped me to remember what is important in this world and feel better for it.

It was touching, heart breaking and had times that all parents can relate to. In the end it showed me how important it is to spend time with your children.

It is a movie I will be adding to my collection.


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