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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vicki Pepperdine ... Betty
... Daphne Milne
... Alan Milne
... Christopher Robin Aged 8
... Christopher Robin Aged 18
... Ernest
... Rupert
... Lady O
Mossie Smith ... Sharon the Midwife
Stanley Hamlin ... Christopher Robin Aged 6 Months
... Olive
Dexter Hyman ... Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
Sonny Hyman ... Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
... 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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Adeus Christopher Robin  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$57,917, 15 October 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,735,251, 21 December 2017
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The film was released in the year 2017 which marked the 40th anniversary of Walt Disney Pictures' 22nd animated film The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977). And it also marked the 20th anniversary of Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997). See more »

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In the station there was a poster for British Railways. BR did not exist until 1948. CR would have joined up before war ended in 1945. See more »

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Christopher Robin Aged 18: There it all is. Just as I left it. As if nothing had happened.
Alan Milne: When I came back, everything seemed wrong. I didn't fit anywhere. Until I came here. Those days with you... I wanted to keep them all. Put them in a box.
Christopher Robin Aged 18: The things that I said before I left...
Alan Milne: They were all true. You're here. That's all that matters.
Christopher Robin Aged 18: In the desert, we were under fire... and one of the men started singing one of the hums of Pooh. He changed the words a bit, but...
Alan Milne: [low chuckle]
Christopher Robin Aged 18: You know. And I thought, "How on earth...
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The Object of My Affection
Written by Jimmie Grier, Coy Poe, and Pinky Tomlin
Performed by The Boswell Sisters
Published by Bourne Co.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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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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