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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

"An irresistible romantic mystery"
★ ★ ★ ★
Robbie Collin, The Telegraph
Starring : Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay, Penelope Wilton
Director : Mike Newell
ProducerS : Paula Mazur, Mitchell Kaplan, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin
WriterS : Don Roos, Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha,
Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
SYNOPSIS: Based on the internationally bestselling novel of the same name, THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY tells the story of Juliet Ashton (Lily James), a free-spirited, successful writer living in post-war London. Despite the success of her recent novel and support from her dear friend and publisher Sidney (Matthew Goode), she struggles to find inspiration for her writing after the harsh experiences of the war. Poised to accept a proposal from Mark Reynolds (Glen Powell), a dashing American GI, she receives an unexpected letter from a Guernsey farmer named Dawsey Adams (Michiel Huisman). Juliet impulsively leaves for Guernsey, where she hopes to write about the curiously named book club that Dawsey has written to her about, formed by his fellow islanders under the German occupation in WW2. Juliet is charmed by the island and inspired by the members shared love of literature. As a lifelong bond forms between this unlikely group of friends, Juliet soon realises that the society are hiding a heartbreaking secret, which they are afraid she may bring to the surface. As Juliet and Dawsey become close, she begins to unravel what happened during the difficult years under the occupation and starts to understand why they are so afraid to tell her their story. Her fate now intertwined with the society, Juliet must decide how to help her new friends and follow her heart, knowing that her life may change in ways she had never expected.
Best Film: Paula Mazur, Mitchell Kaplan, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin
Outstanding
British Film:
Mike Newell, Don Roos, Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha, Paula Mazur, Mitchell Kaplan, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin
Director: Mike Newell
Adapted Screenplay: Don Roos, Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha
(Based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows)
Leading Actress: Lily James
Supporting Actor: Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay
Supporting Actress: Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Penelope Wilton
Cinematography: Zac Nicholson
Editing: Paul Tothill
Production Design: James Merifield, Sara Wan
Costume Design: Charlotte Walter
Make-up and Hair: Ann Buchanan
Sound: Becki Ponting, Ian Wilson, Chris Burdon, Markus Moll
Original Music: Alexandra Harwood