INFriday night on Canale 5, free-to-air for the first time Meet Christopher Robin, the story of the inventor Winnie the Pooh. Released on Christmas Day a few years ago, the film has the power to add some warmth to a lazy August evening.
Meet Christopher Robin: scenario
Playwright A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) veteran of the First World War, moved in with his wife Daphne (Margot Robbie) in Sussex they live in the countryside and the wife does not like this new dimension, so she often leaves her husband alone with their son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston) who spends most of his time with the housekeeper.
Left alone with the baby to try and entertain the child, the father comes up with a series of characters inspired by Christopher’s plushies who live at Acre Wood Centre. Winnie the Poohfirst, and then all the rest of his friends: lwild Tigger, little Piglet, melancholic Eeyore, Kanga and Ro. Uffa and Tappo, real forest animals who already have a den and home among the trees.
But animals are created not only to entertain your child. In fact, Mine, giving life to his characters, wants to overcome pain and violence war. In fact, he is one of many veterans suffering from PTSD. The stories are very successful and the family becomes very famous. Little Christopher, however, doesn’t like it because he considers participation a kind of betrayal, and his father’s notoriety makes him a target for bullies. The father doesn’t seem to care, he’s more interested in the economic exploitation of the act of love, inventing a story that ultimately loses all its meaning.
Winnie the Pooh, the untold story
Meet Christopher Robin is the third film directed by Simon Curtis. This is the third biopic after this one. Marilyn (2011), in which Michelle Williams plays Monroe, and Woman in gold (2015), which tells the story of Maria Altmann and her struggle to obtain a Klimt painting stolen by the Nazis from the Austrian state. Through writer Milne’s story, never before told on film, the film also explores the complex and tense relationship between father and son.
The main character was played superbly by the Irish actor. Domhnall Gleeson. Wife Margot Robbie. Also worth noting is the participation in the film Kelly MacDonaldplaying the governess with whom the child spends most of his time.
Meet Christopher Robin This is the perfect movie for families. A very academic and sometimes too rhetorical feature film. But it illuminates a story many don’t know about and depicts, albeit superficially, a dysfunctional family.
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