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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

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The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

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Simon Curtis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vicki Pepperdine Vicki Pepperdine ... Betty
Margot Robbie ... Daphne Milne
Domhnall Gleeson ... Alan Milne
Will Tilston ... Christopher Robin Aged 8
Alex Lawther ... Christopher Robin Aged 18
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Ernest
Richard McCabe Richard McCabe ... Rupert
Geraldine Somerville ... Lady O
Mossie Smith Mossie Smith ... Sharon the Midwife
Stanley Hamlin Stanley Hamlin ... Christopher Robin Aged 6 Months
Kelly Macdonald ... Olive
Dexter Hyman Dexter Hyman ... Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
Sonny Hyman Sonny Hyman ... Christopher Robin Aged 3 Years
Phoebe Waller-Bridge ... Mary Brown
Sam Barnes 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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From a child's imagination to a worldwide phenomenon. See more »

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Biography | Drama

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

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Goodbye Christopher Robin See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,917, 15 October 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,735,251, 21 December 2017
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Winnie the Pooh and the other members of the "stuffed" animal family are no longer at the 42nd Street library. If you are visiting NYC, stop by the the Help Desk at the main entrance and they will happily tell you in which branch you may "visit" them. See more »

Goofs

In the night scene with Christopher and nanny, when they throw sticks into the river, the fragment of the appearance of the sticks from under the bridge is the same as the day one, when Christopher and his father threw the sticks. Only a dimming filter was applied. See more »

Quotes

Christopher Robin Aged 8: [pounds his fists onto the table] I hate her! Sack her and tell her never to come back!
Alan Milne: You ought not to hold your knife and fork like that.
Christopher Robin Aged 8: Why shouldn't I?
Alan Milne: Because, if someone were to fall through the ceiling, they'd come down right there and be impaled on your fork, and then they would bleed out all over your eggs and ruin your breakfast.
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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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A wonderful film
3 October 2017 | by studioATSee all my reviews

This a lovely film focusing on the relationship between A.A Milne and his son, Christopher Robin and how together they became sucked into the world of Winnie the Pooh.

With good performances from all this is a wonderful film, all about lost innocence and the importance of family. We are left with the question about whether Milne really did his son too many favours by placing him in a children's book after all.

Special mention must go to Will Tilston, who plays the young Christopher Robin so beautifully.

I hope this film goes onto wider acclaim, because I thought it was marvellous.


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