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Bear Named Winnie, A

The heartwarming family film A BEAR NAMED WINNIE dramatizes the true story that inspired one of the most beloved children's book characters of all time. On the eve of World War I, Canadian soldier Lt. Harry Coleburn (Michael Fassbender) adopts an orphaned bear cub and, after naming her Winnie (for the city of Winnipeg), decides to make her the unofficial mascot of his army regiment. When Harry and his troop are deployed to the trenches of France, Winnie is temporarily housed at the London Zoo, where author A.A. Milne meets the bear and uses her as the inspiration for his children's stories, WINNIE THE POOH.

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Genres: Family
Release Date: November 15, 2005
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Rating Description: For mild thematic material and brief language.
 
Director:
John Kent Harrison - The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, Helen of Troy, You Know My Name
 
Cast:
Michael Fassbender - X-Men First Class, Inglourious Basterds, 300, Band of Brothers
David Suchet - Agatha Christie's Poirot, A Perfect Murder, Flushed Away
Stephen Fry - V for Vendetta, Alice in Wonderland, Jeeves & Wooster, A Bit of Fry and Laurie
Aaron Ashmore - Smallville, Palo Alto, CA
Gil Bellows - Ally McBeal, Unthinkable, Shawshank Redemption, Not Since You
 
Run Time (Mins): 90
Sub Titles: No
Closed Captioning: No