Marc Forster's delicately whimsical, genuinely moving film, based on Allan Knee's play, The Man Who Was Peter Pan
, seeks to answer a superficially straightforward question: What sort of man conceived the peculiarly captivating world of Peter Pan, the Lost Boys, eccentric Captain Hook and the Darling family, whose boisterous children have a dog for a nanny? The answer is infinitely complicated, and Knee took considerable liberties with the facts of playwright J.M. Barrie's life, but Johnny Depp's performance is heartbreakingly poignant without degenerating into sloppy sentiment. London, 1903: Wealthy, famous and less-than-happily married to a beautiful former a...