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
Exteriors for Guernsey were filmed at The Charterhouse in London which is also a location used in Downton Abbey (2010) See more »
When the prospective Literary Society members ransack a derelict bookshop / library for their reading matter, the stock seems relatively undamaged by rain despite the fact that the wrecked / bombed building would have been open to the elements and also perhaps have been drenched when putting the fire out. Also, any books in salvageable condition would have surely been rescued before then... See more »
You've yet to have the full experience... potato-peel pie.
See more »
During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more »
This movie is all Class, the storyline is a sincere work of art , this forgotten island is the story of courage of the people who lived there throuought the war years , Lily James gives an Oscar performance. The best movie for a long while.
62 of 68 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this