National treasure Emma Thompson plays P.L. Travers, the author of the Mary Poppins children’s books, as she battles with Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and his vision for her story on the big screen. A heart-warming modern classic, complete with the songs we all know and love.
This film is part of a new film programme exploring cinematic portrayals of a diverse group of writers – including food, comic book, children’s book writers and poets, and exploring themes of loss, sexuality, fulfilment, dependence and star-crossed love.
Cinema snacks will be available from the Bookstore Cafe
This film is part of Bexley’s Book Buzz Festival.