The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama, War Drama  |   Release Date - Aug 10, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 123 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom, United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Kaitlin Elise Miller

London writer Juliet (Lily James) gets a letter from Dawsey (Michiel Huisman) detailing how the island of Guernsey banded together during its occupation by Germany during World War II by forming a book club. Intrigued by their story, she begins corresponding with Dawsey and decides to visit. Despite being engaged to a wealthy American (Glen Powell), she finds her connection to Dawsey and the book club pulling her heart in a different direction. Directed by Mike Newell. Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Penelope Wilton, Matthew Goode and Jessica Brown Findlay co-star.

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book, friendship, island, post-war, writer