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* ActorAllusion: Elizabeth (Brown Findlay) being treated like a daughter by Amelia (Wilton) when their actresses once played cousins in ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- especially since they bond over Amelia's daughter/Elizabeth's best friend dying in childbirth; on that show they bonded because were both nurses ''and'' Brown Findlay's own character dies in childbirth, whilst Wilton's character's son dies just as his child is born.

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* ActorAllusion: Elizabeth (Brown Findlay) being treated like a daughter by Amelia (Wilton) when their actresses once played cousins in ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- especially since they bond over Amelia's daughter/Elizabeth's best friend dying in childbirth; on that show they bonded because were both nurses ''and'' Brown Findlay's own character dies in childbirth, whilst Wilton's character's son dies just as his child is born. Also Creator/LilyJames' character fills the void left by Elizabeth, just like her character in ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.


''The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'' is a 2018 romantic comedy-drama film [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the 2008 novel of the same name]]. It was directed by Mike Newell and stars Creator/LilyJames, Creator/MichielHuisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Creator/MatthewGoode, Tom Courtenay, and Creator/PenelopeWilton.

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''The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'' is a 2018 romantic comedy-drama film [[TheFilmOfTheBook based on the 2008 novel of the same name]]. It was directed by Mike Newell Creator/MikeNewell and stars Creator/LilyJames, Creator/MichielHuisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Creator/MatthewGoode, Tom Courtenay, and Creator/PenelopeWilton.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: A soberingly downplayed version with Eli, Eben's grandson. Even when he was only seven, he was aware of the threat that the Germans posed, and at that age he evacuated home with many of the island's kids to the mainland for several years. Now that he's back, the Society has fully taken him under their wing so that he can catch up on his education.


* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German military doctor. He died before he even knew that Elizabeth was pregnant with their daughter Kit.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German military doctor. He died before he even knew that Elizabeth even told him that she was pregnant with their daughter Kit.]]


* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German field medic. He died before he even knew that Elizabeth was pregnant with their daughter Kit.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German field medic.military doctor. He died before he even knew that Elizabeth was pregnant with their daughter Kit.]]


* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German field medic.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German field medic. He died before he even knew that Elizabeth was pregnant with their daughter Kit.]]

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* StarCrossedLovers: Elizabeth [[spoiler:and Christian, a German field medic.]]


* LoonWithAHeartOfGold: Isola is basically the local witch as someone who makes questionably legal tonics for a living and believes in metaphysical concepts like reincarnation and soulmates. She's clearly a woman who's used to living on her own, but she nonetheless welcomes Juliet with open arms and quickly becomes one of her closest friends on Guernsey.

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* LoonWithAHeartOfGold: Isola is basically the local witch as someone who makes questionably legal tonics for a living and believes in metaphysical concepts like reincarnation and soulmates. She's clearly a woman who's used to living on her own, but she nonetheless welcomes Juliet with open arms and quickly becomes one of her closest friends on Guernsey.is overall a very empathetic soul.


* AdultFear: Most everything about the five-year-long German occupation of the Channel Islands. Among other things, they were cut off from all outside communication, the beaches were lined with bombs, and local goods like farm animals were shipped away or kept under strict watch to benefit the Nazi forces (which nearly starved and froze the islanders). None probably hit at the islanders' souls however, as having to send their children away on a day's notice to England, without any idea of where they'd be headed or how long they'd be gone for.

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* AdultFear: Most everything about the five-year-long German occupation of the Channel Islands. Among other things, they were cut off from almost all outside communication, the beaches were lined with bombs, and local goods like farm animals were shipped away or kept under strict watch to benefit the Nazi forces (which nearly starved and froze the islanders). None probably hit at the islanders' souls however, as having to send their children away on a day's notice to England, without any idea of where they'd be headed or how long they'd be gone for.

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* AdultFear: Most everything about the five-year-long German occupation of the Channel Islands. Among other things, they were cut off from all outside communication, the beaches were lined with bombs, and local goods like farm animals were shipped away or kept under strict watch to benefit the Nazi forces (which nearly starved and froze the islanders). None probably hit at the islanders' souls however, as having to send their children away on a day's notice to England, without any idea of where they'd be headed or how long they'd be gone for.

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* TastesLikeFeet: The potato peel pie itself, made by Eben Ramsey with no butter or flour due to the severe food shortage during the occupation. It's only [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin made with potato peelings and potato for filling]], and Juliet visibly gags at her first taste of it.

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* LoonWithAHeartOfGold: Isola is basically the local witch as someone who makes questionably legal tonics for a living and believes in metaphysical concepts like reincarnation and soulmates. She's clearly a woman who's used to living on her own, but she nonetheless welcomes Juliet with open arms and quickly becomes one of her closest friends on Guernsey.


* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: In the novel, Juliet lost her parents when she was twelve, and by the time of the present day story has been able to process their passing after nearly twenty years. In the film, she lost them suddenly during the war, and their deaths are still very fresh on her mind.

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* AdaptationalAngstUpgrade: In the novel, Juliet lost her parents when she was twelve, and by the time of the present day story has been able to process their passing after nearly twenty years. In the film, she lost them suddenly during the war, and their deaths are the loss is still very fresh on her mind.


* SmallReferencePools: Charles Lamb isn't an author that's commonly taught in most English-speaking schools, but [[Creator/EmilyBronte the]] [[Creator/CharlotteBronte Brontë]] [[Creator/AnneBronte sisters]], Creator/JaneAusten, Creator/RudyardKipling and Creator/CharlesDickens certainly are, and their works are prominently quoted throughout the film.

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* SmallReferencePools: Charles Lamb isn't an author that's who's commonly taught in most English-speaking schools, but [[Creator/EmilyBronte the]] [[Creator/CharlotteBronte Brontë]] [[Creator/AnneBronte sisters]], Creator/JaneAusten, Creator/RudyardKipling and Creator/CharlesDickens certainly are, and their works are prominently quoted throughout the film.


* SmallReferencePools: Charles Lamb isn't an author that's commonly taught in most English-speaking schools, but the Brontë sisters, Jane Austen, Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens certainly are, and their works are prominently quoted throughout the film.

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* SmallReferencePools: Charles Lamb isn't an author that's commonly taught in most English-speaking schools, but the Brontë sisters, Jane Austen, Rudyard Kipling [[Creator/EmilyBronte the]] [[Creator/CharlotteBronte Brontë]] [[Creator/AnneBronte sisters]], Creator/JaneAusten, Creator/RudyardKipling and Charles Dickens Creator/CharlesDickens certainly are, and their works are prominently quoted throughout the film.

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