Based on the best-selling novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, STUDIOCANAL is pleased to announce that the beautifully moving THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY – starring Lily James and directed by Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) – will be available on Digital Download from 20th August 2018 and on Blu-ray and DVD from 27th August 2018. Available to pre-order now:http://scnl.co/GuernseyHE.
Lily James plays free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
The film 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).
Running Time: 123 mins. Approx.
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.