Goodbye Christopher Robin | Chicago Reader

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Goodbye Christopher Robin, Simon Curtis's biopic of Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne and his only child, Christopher Robin, is stuffed with weighty topics: war and PTSD, the writing life, the crippling emotional reserve of the British. But the movie's focus on the caustic effects of celebrity make this narrative set in the first half of the 20th century particularly relevant for the media-frenzied 21st—especially in the wake of nonstop news stories about camera-mad parents and their needy offspring. Milne and his son were both private people, but the father was better equipped for the spotlight. Continue reading>>

Credits

Director:

  • Simon Curtis

Cast:

  • Domhnall Gleeson
  • Margot Robbie
  • Kelly Macdonald
  • Alex Lawther
  • Will Tilston
  • Stephen Moore
  • Vicki Pepperdine
  • Richard McCabe
  • Geraldine Somerville
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Producers:

  • Damian Jones
  • Steve Christian
  • Simon Curtis
  • Simon Vaughan

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