|Wed 20th Dec:||7:00pm|
OPEN CAPTION SCREENING: subtitles visible on the screen for the hard of hearing. All welcome.
Genre: Biography, Family, History. Dir: Simon Curtis. Country: UK.
“I’d really like if you wrote a book for me. I’d definitely read it,” gently requests young Christopher Robin of his father.
Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and his son, Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh.
Along with his mother, Daphne (Margot Robbie, Suicide Squad), and his nanny, Olive (Kelly Macdonald, Trainspotting), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales helping the author cope with his post-traumatic stress, and 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?
From the director of My Week with Marilyn and Woman in Gold, and from the screenwriter of The Railway Man, comes the emotional and poignant true story of the family behind one of literature’s most endearing creations.