‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ First Trailer: The Story Behind Winnie the Pooh

Goodbye Christopher Robin
A scene from Fox Searchlight’s ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin.’

The official trailer’s arrived for Fox Searchlight’s Goodbye Christopher Robin. The dramatic film’s based on the true story of the real Christopher Robin and his father, author A.A. Milne. Directed by Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn, Woman in Gold) from a script by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Simon Vaughan, Goodbye Christopher Robin stars Domhnall Gleeson, Will Tilston, Margot Robbie, and Kelly Macdonald. Fox Searchlight is launching the film during awards consideration season on October 13, 2017.

The Plot: Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), 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?