A Winnipeg veterinarian en route to serve in the army in World War I purchases a bear cub at a rest stop and names her "Winnie," after his hometown. When summoned for combat duty, he realizes his beloved companion cannot follow, so he finds her a home at the London Zoo, where she becomes a popular attraction and the inspiration for A.A. Milne's "Winnie-the-Pooh" stories. Michael Fassbender, Gil Bellows and David Suchet star. 90 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.