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** In the film, Mark has none of those shady, toxic characteristics and is a lot more pleasant. Juliet actually accepts his proposal his gusto early on in the film. Instead of a new money publisher from America who is condescending about Juliet's time in Guernsey, he's in the American military and actually uses his connections to help Juliet discover Elizabeth's whereabouts. He's not ''happy'' about Juliet being away for so long, but he is accepting enough. [[spoiler: Though in both the film and the novel he makes a point of arriving in Guernsey, making it known to everyone (particularly Dawsey) that he's Juliet's fiancé, essentially staking his claim, and the literary society members in turn clearly don't like him, it's a lot more understandable with this film's version of Mark. When she breaks off their engagement in the end, the reasoning amounts more to their differing lifestyles than Mark's actual character. A break up that Mark takes remarkably well, even taking a moment to give Juliet a conciliatory kiss on the head before he leaves to show no hard feelings.]]

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** In the film, Mark has none of those shady, toxic characteristics and is a lot more pleasant. Juliet actually accepts his proposal his gusto early on in the film. Instead of a new money publisher from America who is condescending about Juliet's time in Guernsey, he's in the American military and actually uses his connections to help Juliet discover Elizabeth's whereabouts. He's not ''happy'' about Juliet being away for so long, but he is accepting enough. [[spoiler: Though in both the film and the novel he makes a point of arriving in Guernsey, Guernsey and interrupting Juliet's trip, making it known to everyone (particularly Dawsey) that he's Juliet's fiancé, essentially staking his claim, and the literary society members in turn clearly don't like him, it's a lot more understandable with this film's version of Mark. When she breaks off their engagement in the end, the reasoning amounts more to their differing lifestyles than Mark's actual character. A break up that Mark takes remarkably well, even taking a moment to give Juliet a conciliatory kiss on the head before he leaves to show no hard feelings.]]


* AdaptationalHeroism: With Mark, Juliet's DisposableFiance. In the novel, Mark is much more smarmy and shady. Juliet actually turns him down when he proposes (more than once), already having a feeling they're not right for each other, and he's shown to be a lot more controlling and egotistic underneath his grand romantic gestures.
** In fact, Juliet recounts in her letter that he actually caused a scene after she turned him down - enough to make her cry, which in turn makes him remorseful, though Juliet wisely maintains her rejection as she notes she doesn't think it's healthy to be with someone who only calms down and apologizes after she's ''bursts into tears'' (instead of, y'know, just not making a scene in the first place.) It's commented upon by Sidney in the novel that Mark isn't actually in love with Juliet, he just wants to have a popular writer who happens to be a beautiful woman as a prop beside him to mingle in London high society. He's also a publishing competitor, so there's that.
** In the film, Mark has none of those shady, toxic characteristics and is a lot more pleasant. Juliet actually accepts his proposal his gusto early on in the film. Instead of a new money publisher from America who is condescending about Juliet's time in Guernsey, he's in the American military and actually uses his connections to help Juliet discover Elizabeth's whereabouts. He's not ''happy'' about Juliet being away for so long, but he is accepting enough. [[spoiler: Though in both the film and the novel he makes a point of arriving in Guernsey, making it known to everyone (particularly Dawsey) that he's Juliet's fiancé, essentially staking his claim, and the literary society members in turn clearly don't like him, it's a lot more understandable with this film's version of Mark. When she breaks off their engagement in the end, the reasoning amounts more to their differing lifestyles than Mark's actual character. A break up that Mark takes remarkably well, even taking a moment to give Juliet a conciliatory kiss on the head before he leaves to show no hard feelings.]]



* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler: Amelia's daughter died giving bith - as did her baby. Since then Elizabeth has been like a [[LikeASonToMe Like A Daughter]] to her.]]

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* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler: Amelia's daughter died giving bith birth - as did her baby. Since then Elizabeth has been like a [[LikeASonToMe Like A Daughter]] to her.]]


* NiceGirl: Juliet is a very charming, considerate and humble person who wins over others easily.



* 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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* SupremeChef: Eben's scones are thankfully ''much'' better tasting than the titular pie.
* 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. Eben even says when Juliet first tastes it, that it's "the worst".


* 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 Lady Rose Aldrige [=McClare=] was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.

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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 how Lady Rose Aldrige [=McClare=] was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.


* 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 Lady Rose Aldrige McClare was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.

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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 Also, Creator/LilyJames' character fills the void left by Elizabeth, just like her character Lady Rose Aldrige McClare [=McClare=] was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.


* 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.

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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'' Lady Rose Aldrige McClare was a SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute for the spot left by Brown Findlay.


* LikeASonToMe: Elizabeth is like a daughter to Amelia. This relationship grew out of Elizabeth's sisterlike friendship with Amelia's daughter Jane, and they comforted each other when Jane died in childbirth.

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* LikeASonToMe: LikeADaughterToMe: Elizabeth is like a daughter to Amelia. This relationship grew out of Elizabeth's sisterlike friendship with Amelia's daughter Jane, and they comforted each other when Jane died in childbirth.


* 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.

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