The obvious metaphor a viewer might expect is that this is about finding how to fit all the pieces of one’s life together to make a beautiful picture. But that isn’t what we get. Instead, this film takes things a bit deeper.
In a time when people were famous just for being famous, a young boy’s father writes a book with him as a character. Soon, the whole world wants to know and meet the “real” Christopher Robin. Goodbye Christopher Robin is the story of the writing of the Winnie-the-Pooh books and how the success of those books impacted the young son of the author, A. A. Milne.
Winnie the Pooh was selected as the most popular children’s book of all time. But there is an intriguing backstory to the whole phenomenon.