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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

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In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

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Mike Newell

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Don Roos (screenplay by), Kevin Hood (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Brown Findlay ... Elizabeth McKenna
Tom Courtenay ... Eben Ramsey
Michiel Huisman ... Dawsey Adams
Katherine Parkinson ... Isola Pribby
Marek Oravec ... German Officer
Jack Morris ... German Soldier
Matthew Goode ... Sidney Stark
Lily James ... Juliet Ashton
Stephanie Schonfield ... Audience Member #1
Pippa Rathborne Pippa Rathborne ... Audience Member #2
Emily Patrick ... Audience Member #3
Rachal Olivant Rachal Olivant ... Audience Member #4
Clive Merrison ... Mr. Gilbert
Glen Powell ... Mark Reynolds
Bernice Stegers ... Mrs. Burns
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Storyline

A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi Occupied Guernsey. When an idea for a book catches Juliet she goes to visit the island, making lifelong friends and taking life changing steps along the way. This book is told by way of letters and as the reader, you become enchanted by the writers of them and the love Juliet comes to feel for each of the Islanders; Dawsey, Amelia, Isola, Eben, Kit and Elizabeth. A beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost. Written by Cathryn McDowell

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Based on the best-selling novel.

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Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the credits viewers listen in on a meeting of the GLPPPS. The works referenced are: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (Amelia), Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (Eben and Eli), William Shakespeare's The Tempest (Dawsey and Juliet), Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (Isola), Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (Sidney), and "The End" by A.A. Milne (Kit). See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, German Wehrmacht (Army) soldiers are operating a truck with a swastika emblem on the door. Guernsey was occupied by regular Wehrmacht troops (319 Infantry Division), so vehicles would have been emblazoned with the Iron Cross. The swastika markings were mainly used by Waffen SS units, which were not posted on the Channel Islands during occupation. See more »

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Sidney Stark: The Guernsey literary and potato-peel pie society. Crikey, that's quite a mouthful.
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During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more »


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It's the script always the script
12 May 2018 | by devargo2003See all my reviews

It's a well written story, and beautifullly shot, an emotional moving film. A love story is the sub plot , to the main plot of nazi occupied channel island ..unrequited love , love found on a journey to discover the truth of what really happened during the occupation in WW2 . A good film . More than just a love story .


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