Based on Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ best-selling novel, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society stars Lily James as free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the titular society when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Directed by Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), it also stars Glen Powell (Everybody Wants Some, Hidden Figures), Matthew Goode (The Imitation Game, Downton Abbey), Jessica Brown Findlay (Victor Frankenstein, Downton Abbey) and Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, The Boat That Rocked) with Tom Courtenay (45 Years, Doctor Zhivago) and Penelope Wilton (The BFG, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).
The film is getting its DVD and Blu-ray release on August 27th. Pre-Order from Amazon.co.uk.
- The History Behind the Film: The Occupation of Guernsey
- Book To Screen
- Cast & Crew interviews with Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, director Mike Newell and writer Annie Barrows.