GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY (Video Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society—different take on life in England during and after World War II—has a quiet story that uses average actors to move through an average script and yet, despite all that averageness fills some time with a little piece of peace.

Storyline

Two people meet and fall in love at a book club.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Mike Newell for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Jenny Borgars, Ron Halpern, Didier Lupfer, and Diarmuid McKeown for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Elizabeth McKenna (Jessica Brown Findlay), Eben Ramsey (Tom Courtenay), Dawsey Adams (Michiel Huisman), Isola Pribby (Katherine Parkinson), German Officer (Marek Oravec), German Soldier (Jack Morris), Sidney Stark (Matthew Goode), Juliet Ashton (Lily James), Audience Member #1 (Stephanie Schonfield), Audience Member #2 (Pippa Rathborne), Audience Member #3 (Emily Patrick), Audience Member #4 (Rachal Olivant), Mr. Gilbert (Clive Merrison), Mark Reynolds (Glen Powell), Mrs. Burns (Bernice Stegers), and Elegant Wife (Madeleine Domries).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. This film is not high profile, but reminds an audience that sometimes it is okay to do something average.

Ben Meyers

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