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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

TV-14 | | Drama, Romance, War | 10 August 2018 (USA)
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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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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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A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi-occupied Guernsey Island. When an idea for a book catches Juliet, she goes to visit the island, making life-long 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 Adams (Michiel Huisman), Amelia Maugery (Dame Penelope Wilton), Isola Pribby (Katherine Parkinson), Eben Ramsey (Sir Tom Courtenay), Kit (Florence Keen), and Elizabeth McKenna (Jessica Brown Findlay). Written by Cathryn McDowell

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Based on the best-selling novel.

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Trivia

Exteriors for Guernsey Island were filmed at The Charterhouse in London, which was also a location used in Downton Abbey (2010). See more »

Goofs

The C-47 aircraft is painted with D-Day Invasion Stripes. These were removed from aircraft by the end of 1944. See more »

Quotes

Juliet Ashton: Do you suppose it's possible for us to already belong to someone before we've met them?
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During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more »


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Defilliermarsch
Written by Carl Faust
Courtesy of JPF Records
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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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