The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a 2018 British historical drama directed by Mike Newell and written by Don Roos and Tom Bezucha. The film is based on the 2008 novel of the same name, written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.
London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet's growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever.
Despite the mouthful of a title, the film has a lovely feel-good factor with good acting and stunning scenery.
IMDB Rating: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79%
Awards and Nominations: 0
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