The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
- 2h 4min
- Directed by: Mike Newell
- Cast: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Brown Findlay
- UK release: 20 April 2018
Juliet (James) is a successful writer in post-WWII London who discovers the eponymous book club, and learns about their lives under the German occupation of the island. Don’t let the twee title put you off, as it’s a beguiling and affecting celebration of friendship, courage and the joys of reading, full of warmth and good humour.
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society16 Apr 2018
Lily James stars in a beguiling and affecting romantic drama, set during World War II and its aftermath
Do not be put off by the terribly twee, tongue-twisting title (which will offer a challenge for cinema marquees across the land). This adaptation of Mary Ann Shaffer's posthumously published 2008 bestseller (completed by her niece Annie Barrows) is a…
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