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

On the beach when saying her goodbyes to Amelia, Eli and Eben and getting ready to leave on the plane, Juliet picks up and carries something, (her typewriter?) and walks from Amelia to Kit. After she talks to Dawsey and turns to leave and get on the plane, she appears to not be carrying anything on to the plane. See more »

Quotes

Dawsey Adams: [narrating, in a letter] Our Friday night book club became a refuge to us. A private freedom to feel the world growing darker all around you, but you only need a candle to see new worlds unfold. That is what we found in our society.
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During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more »


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Darn That Dream
Written by Edgar De Lange (as Eddie Delange) and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Kylie Watt
Published by Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP), Range Road Music, Inc., Jerry Leiber Music and Silver Seahorse Music LLC, Chester Music Ltd trading as Campbell Connelly & Co and Bregman Vocco Conn Inc.
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