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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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Drama | History | Romance

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UK | France | USA

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English | German | French

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society See more »

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Trivia

The harbour scenes were shot in Clovelly in North Devon. See more »

Goofs

Kit's hair accessory turns from a small hair bow to a barrette during the same scene when talking with Juliet. 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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Crazy Credits

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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So not the book
18 August 2018 | by squid94513See all my reviews

If you are watching this movie prior to reading the book you may well like it. But if you love this book, it fails at being a great adaptation! How do you leave out Remy, Sophie and even Sydney. Mark is a cad but even more so in the book. Take the time to read it please.


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