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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)  link to Saving Mr. Banks on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 428

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IMDb Rating:
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7.5/10 (120318 votes)

Country: USA, 2h 05min

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Music, Comedy, History, Biography

Director(s): John Lee Hancock

Cast: Emma Thompson (as P.L. Travers), Tom Hanks (as Walt Disney), Colin Farrell (as Travers Goff), Ruth Wilson (as Margaret Goff), Paul Giamatti (as Ralph)

Medium: Bluray,

Storyline: When Walt Disney's daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers' Mary Poppins (1964), he made them a promise - one that he didn't realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los Angeles to hear Disney's plans for the adaptation. For those two short weeks in 1961, Walt Disney pulls out all the stops. Armed with imaginative storyboards and chirpy songs from the talented Sherman brothers, Walt launches an all-out onslaught on P.L. Travers, but the prickly author doesn't budge. He soon begins to watch helplessly as Travers becomes increasingly immovable and the rights begin to move further away from his grasp. It is only when he reaches into his own childhood that Walt discovers ...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1