Determined to fulfill a promise to his daughters, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) tries for 20 years to obtain the rights to author P. L. Travers’ (Emma Thompson) beloved book Mary Poppins. Armed with his iconic creative vision, Walt pulls out all the stops, but the uncompromising Travers won’t budge. Only when he reaches into his own complicated childhood does Walt discover the truth about the ghosts that haunt Travers, and together, they set “Mary Poppins” free.
Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins (1964) books for the big screen. Stars Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley