Run time: 124 mins
Lily James and Jessica Brown Findlay enjoy a Downton reunion in this intimate post-war showpiece.
Adapted from Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ NY Times’ Best Seller, Mike Newell’s historical drama delves into a picture of Britain in the immediate aftermath of war. A nation trying to appreciate and savour the lives they’ve been blessed with, while old traumas still continue to
When Juliet Ashton (James) a free-spirited writer, receives a letter from a member of a secretive literary club formed in Nazi-occupied Guernsey, her curiosity is up… There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including the one who sent her the letter. The inevitable rugged, handsome, intriguing farmer: Dawsey. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to Dawsey, the book club and the island itself change her life forever.
A wonderful supporting cast including Katherine Parkinson, Michiel Huisman and the evergreen, delicious Penelope Wilton and Tom Courtenay. This is a picture focused on characters and their journey to re-connect. Utterly charming and full of heart. (research Chris Coetsee) And bound to charm the hearts of us all, throughout the summer. Come; especially for Devon, Dorset and Cornwall – not Guernsey.