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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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michiel Huisman, 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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michiel Huisman, Creator/MichielHuisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Creator/MatthewGoode, Tom Courtenay, and Creator/PenelopeWilton.


''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, Michiel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, 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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michiel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, 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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, 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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michel Michiel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, and Creator/PenelopeWilton.

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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.


''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, Michel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, and Penelope Wilton.

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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 and stars Creator/LilyJames, Michel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, and Penelope Wilton.
Creator/PenelopeWilton.


* AdaptedOut: The film cuts Remy Giraud and her subplot.
** There is a small shoutout/reference to Remy in Juliet's notes when Juliet finds the flowers she pressed into the notebook.

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* AdaptedOut: The film cuts Remy Giraud and her subplot.
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subplot. There is a small shoutout/reference reference to Remy her in Juliet's notes when Juliet finds the flowers she pressed into the notebook.notebook, but that's it.



* EnormousEngagementRing: The engagement ring Juliet gets from Mark is obviously large and conspicuous. with many stones adorning it. Juliet feels embarrassed wearing it around rural Guernsey, and Isola instantly notes that Mark is rich upon seeing it. [[spoiler:Juliet and Dawsey's rings, on the other hand, are far simpler.]]

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* EnormousEngagementRing: The engagement ring Juliet gets from Mark is obviously large and conspicuous. conspicuous, with many stones adorning it. Juliet feels embarrassed wearing it around rural Guernsey, and Isola instantly notes that Mark is rich upon seeing it. [[spoiler:Juliet and Dawsey's rings, on the other hand, are far simpler.]]


* There is a small shoutout/reference to her in Juliet's notes while she's typing towards the end of the film.

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* ** There is a small shoutout/reference to her Remy in Juliet's notes while she's typing towards when Juliet finds the end of flowers she pressed into the film.notebook.

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* There is a small shoutout/reference to her in Juliet's notes while she's typing towards the end of the film.


It is [[TheForties 1946]]. Juliet Ashton (James) is an up-and-coming London writer fresh off the success of her new book and struggling to cope with the loss of her parents in the war. She receives a letter from Dawsey Adams (Huisman), a farmer from [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands Guernsey]], who introduces himself as a member of the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and asks for her help in locating a book. From this, they strike up a correspondence. Juliet is intrigued by the formation of the Society and since she has to write an article about the benefits of reading, decides to pay them a visit. She is charmed by Guernsey and the Society's other members (elderly postman Eben (Courtenay), lonely romantic Isola (Parkinson), and stern but motherly Amelia (Wilton)) but eventually becomes curious about the whereabouts of the last founding member, Elizabeth (Brown Findlay).

A British-French production, the film was released in the United Kingdom in April 2018 in France in June 2018. The film was released in other international areas on Creator/{{Netflix}} in August of the same year.

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It is [[TheForties 1946]]. Juliet Ashton (James) is an up-and-coming London writer fresh off the success of her new book and struggling to cope with the loss of her parents in the war. She receives a letter from Dawsey Adams (Huisman), a farmer from [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands Guernsey]], who introduces himself as a member part of the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and asks for her help in locating a book. From this, they strike up a correspondence. Juliet is intrigued by the formation of the Society and since she has to write an article about the benefits of reading, decides to pay them a visit. She is charmed by Guernsey and the Society's titular book club's other members (elderly -- elderly postman Eben (Courtenay), lonely romantic Isola (Parkinson), and stern but motherly Amelia (Wilton)) (Wilton) -- but eventually becomes curious about the whereabouts of the last founding member, Elizabeth (Brown Findlay).

A British-French production, the film was released in the United Kingdom in April 2018 and in France in June 2018. The film was Creator/{{Netflix}} released the film in other international areas on Creator/{{Netflix}} in August of the same year.



* EnormousEngagementRing: The engagement ring Juliet gets from Mark is obviously large and conspicuous. with many stones adorning it. Juliet feels embarrassed wearing it around rural Guernsey, and Isola instantly notes that Mark is rich upon seeing it. [[spoiler:Juliet and Dawsey's rings, on the other hand, are far simpler.]]
* FlowerMotifs: Mark's romance with Juliet is embodied by the expensive rose bouquets he sends her; Dawsey's, on the other hand, is embodied by countryside wildflowers.



* FromNewYorkToNowhere: People wonder what on Earth up-and-coming London author Juliet is doing in the rural Guernsey. [[spoiler:She permanently moves there at the end.]]

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* FromNewYorkToNowhere: People wonder what on Earth up-and-coming London author Juliet is doing in the rural Guernsey. [[spoiler:She permanently moves there to live with Kit and Dawsey at the end.]]


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* TragicKeepsake: Juliet's father was killed in the war, and she remembers him via his paperweight.
* TraumaButton: Looking at new places to live causes Juliet to flash back to her parents' bombed apartment; Sidney has to draw her out of it.


* AdaptationDistillation: Remy Giraud is AdaptedOut, and Elizabeth's fate is instead found out by Mark via military connections.
* AdaptedOut: The film cuts Remy Giraud and her subplot.



* FriendToAllChildren: Elizabeth, who comforted Eben's young grandson Eli when the latter was being evacuated before the German occupation, [[spoiler:was arrested when trying to rescue a young Polish slave, and eventually took a beating for a young girl at a concentration camp, leading directly to her death.]]

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* FriendToAllChildren: Elizabeth, who comforted Eben's young grandson Eli when the latter was being evacuated before the German occupation, [[spoiler:was arrested when trying to rescue a young Polish slave, and eventually took a beating for a young girl at a concentration camp, leading directly to her death.]]



* 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.



* ParentalSubstitute: Dawsey is raising Elizabeth's daughter Kit in her absence, to the point of Kit calling him "Daddy". [[spoiler:It is implied that this continues into the epilogue, with Juliet now helping raise her alongside him.]]

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* MyGreatestFailure: Dawsey considers [[spoiler:letting Elizabeth go the night she was arrested]] his own personal failing.
* ParentalSubstitute: Dawsey is raising Elizabeth's daughter Kit in her absence, to the point of absence; Kit calling even calls him "Daddy". [[spoiler:It It is implied that this [[spoiler:this continues into the epilogue, with Juliet now helping raise her alongside him.]]


It is [[TheForties 1946]]. Juliet Ashton (James) is an up-and-coming London writer fresh off the success of her new book and struggling to cope with the loss of her parents in the war. She receives a letter from Dawsey Adams (Huisman), a farmer from [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands Guernsey]], who introduces himself as a member of the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and asks for her help in locating a book. From this, they strike up a correspondence. Juliet is intrigued by the formation of the Society and since she has to write an article about the benefits of reading, decides to pay them a visit. She falls in love with Guernsey and the Society's other members, elderly postman Eben (Courtenay), lonely romantic Isola (Parkinson), and stern but motherly Amelia (Wilton), but eventually becomes curious about the whereabouts of the last founding member, Elizabeth (Brown Findlay).

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It is [[TheForties 1946]]. Juliet Ashton (James) is an up-and-coming London writer fresh off the success of her new book and struggling to cope with the loss of her parents in the war. She receives a letter from Dawsey Adams (Huisman), a farmer from [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands Guernsey]], who introduces himself as a member of the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and asks for her help in locating a book. From this, they strike up a correspondence. Juliet is intrigued by the formation of the Society and since she has to write an article about the benefits of reading, decides to pay them a visit. She falls in love with is charmed by Guernsey and the Society's other members, elderly members (elderly postman Eben (Courtenay), lonely romantic Isola (Parkinson), and stern but motherly Amelia (Wilton), (Wilton)) but eventually becomes curious about the whereabouts of the last founding member, Elizabeth (Brown Findlay).



* HolierThanThou: Charlotte Stimples. Juliet calls her out for taking the Bible's messages of love and using them to judge other people and put them down.
* LongTitle: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'. Lampshaded [[spoiler:when Juliet writes a book about the eponymous society and titles it that, with Sidney saying it's a mouthful.]]
* MissedHimByThatMuch: In the end, [[spoiler:subverted. Juliet is gets on a boat to Guernsey ''just'' before Dawsey gets off it, the two of them barely missing each other...at least until Juliet spots him from the deck and runs to him.]]

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* FromNewYorkToNowhere: People wonder what on Earth up-and-coming London author Juliet is doing in the rural Guernsey. [[spoiler:She permanently moves there at the end.]]
* HolierThanThou: Charlotte Stimples. Juliet calls her out for taking the Bible's messages of love and using them it to judge other people and put them down.
* LongTitle: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'. Lampshaded [[spoiler:when Juliet when [[spoiler:Juliet writes a book about the eponymous society and titles it that, with Sidney saying it's a mouthful.]]
* MissedHimByThatMuch: In the end, [[spoiler:subverted. Juliet is gets on a boat to Guernsey ''just'' before Dawsey gets off it, the two of them barely missing each other...at least until Juliet spots him from the deck and runs to him.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: Dawsey is raising Elizabeth's daughter Kit in her absence, to the point of Kit calling him "Daddy". [[spoiler:It is implied that this continues into the epilogue, with Juliet now helping raise her.]]

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* ParentalSubstitute: Dawsey is raising Elizabeth's daughter Kit in her absence, to the point of Kit calling him "Daddy". [[spoiler:It is implied that this continues into the epilogue, with Juliet now helping raise her.her alongside him.]]

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->''"Do you think it's possible for us to already belong to someone before we've met them?"''

''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, Michel Huisman, Creator/GlenPowell, Creator/JessicaBrownFindlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, and Penelope Wilton.

It is [[TheForties 1946]]. Juliet Ashton (James) is an up-and-coming London writer fresh off the success of her new book and struggling to cope with the loss of her parents in the war. She receives a letter from Dawsey Adams (Huisman), a farmer from [[UsefulNotes/TheChannelIslands Guernsey]], who introduces himself as a member of the "Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and asks for her help in locating a book. From this, they strike up a correspondence. Juliet is intrigued by the formation of the Society and since she has to write an article about the benefits of reading, decides to pay them a visit. She falls in love with Guernsey and the Society's other members, elderly postman Eben (Courtenay), lonely romantic Isola (Parkinson), and stern but motherly Amelia (Wilton), but eventually becomes curious about the whereabouts of the last founding member, Elizabeth (Brown Findlay).

A British-French production, the film was released in the United Kingdom in April 2018 in France in June 2018. The film was released in other international areas on Creator/{{Netflix}} in August of the same year.

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* TheForties: Set in 1946, just after the end of World War II. The characters are still slowly returning to normalcy after the war.
* TheBigDamnKiss: [[spoiler:Juliet and Dawsey]] have a big, sweeping kiss at the end of the film.
* DisposableFiance: Although Juliet cares about Mark, she feels stifled by London high society [[spoiler:and eventually leaves him and moves back to Guernsey.]]
* FriendToAllChildren: Elizabeth, who comforted Eben's young grandson Eli when the latter was being evacuated before the German occupation, [[spoiler:was arrested when trying to rescue a young Polish slave, and eventually took a beating for a young girl at a concentration camp, leading directly to her death.]]
* HolierThanThou: Charlotte Stimples. Juliet calls her out for taking the Bible's messages of love and using them to judge other people and put them down.
* LongTitle: 'The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society'. Lampshaded [[spoiler:when Juliet writes a book about the eponymous society and titles it that, with Sidney saying it's a mouthful.]]
* MissedHimByThatMuch: In the end, [[spoiler:subverted. Juliet is gets on a boat to Guernsey ''just'' before Dawsey gets off it, the two of them barely missing each other...at least until Juliet spots him from the deck and runs to him.]]
* MostWritersAreWriters: Juliet is a rising star on the London literary scene and is now being contracted to write an article on the benefits of reading. This interest is what draws her to the Society in the first place, since she's interested in how literature helped them get through the war.
* ParentalSubstitute: Dawsey is raising Elizabeth's daughter Kit in her absence, to the point of Kit calling him "Daddy". [[spoiler:It is implied that this continues into the epilogue, with Juliet now helping raise her.]]
* PlatonicLifePartners: Juliet and Sidney, her publisher and best and oldest friend. Although Juliet has two love interests throughout the film, Sidney is just as large a presence in her life as either of them. She's even asked him to give her away at her wedding.
* RaceForYourLove: Mentioned when Dawsey drops everything to [[spoiler:find Juliet after receiving her letter and the manuscript]]; Eben encourages him to run and make sure that [[spoiler:she doesn't marry Mark. Dawsey, however, understands that there's no wedding to stop.]]
* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: Mark (polished military man) is the Rich Suitor to Dawsey (rural farmer)'s Poor Suitor.
* SceneryPorn: The sweeping countrysides of Guernsey are given much love by the cinematography.
* VoiceoverLetter: The letter Juliet writes the Society at the end switches back and forth from Dawsey reading it out loud to a voiceover from Juliet.
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