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Saving Mr. Banks

Spurred on by a promise he made to his daughters, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) embarks on what would become a 20-year quest to obtain the movie rights to ``Mary Poppins.'' The author, P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), proves to be an uncompromising curmudgeon who has no intention of letting her beloved characters become mangled in the Hollywood machine. However, when the books stop selling and she finds herself in need of money, Travers reluctantly agrees to consider Disney's proposition.
  • Genres: Docudrama, Comedy drama
  • Running Time: 125 minutes
  • Release Date: Friday, December 20, 2013
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13 [ Some Unsettling Images, Thematic Elements ]
  • Starring: Emma Thompson [P.L. Travers], Tom Hanks [Walt Disney], Paul Giamatti [Ralph], Jason Schwartzman [Richard Sherman], Colin Farrell [Travers Goff], Bradley Whitford [Don DaGradi], Ruth Wilson [Margaret Goff], B.J. Novak [Robert Sherman], Rachel Griffiths [Aunt Ellie], Dendrie Taylor [Lillian Disney], Kathy Baker [Tommie], Victoria Summer [Julie Andrews], Ronan Vibert [Diarmuid Russell], Annie Buckley [Ginty], Melanie Paxson [Dolly]
  • Directed by: John Hancock [Director], Kelly Marcel [Screenwriter], Sue Smith [Screenwriter], Alison Owen [Producer], Ian Collie [Producer], Philip Steuer [Producer], Paul Trijbits [Executive Producer], Andrew Mason [Executive Producer], Christine Langan [Executive Producer], Troy Lum [Executive Producer], John Schwartzman [Cinematographer], Mark Livolsi [Film Editor], Thomas Newman [Original Music], Michael Corenblith [Production Design], Lauren Polizzi [Art Director], Daniel Orlandi [Costume Designer], Ronna Kress [Casting]
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