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Last updated: Sat 15 Sep 2018

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is shown at Nunney Village Hall on Friday 12 October, presented by Somerset Moviola and the Nunney Village Hall Committee.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is a 2018 historical romantic-drama film directed by Mike Newell and written by Don Roos and Tom Bezucha.

The screenplay is based on the 2008 novel of the same name, written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.

The film stars Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Katherine Parkinson, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton.

Set in 1946, the plot follows a London-based writer who begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was under German occupation during World War II.

The story begins in 1946 London, where we meet Juliet Ashton (Lily James), who is looking for something serious about which to write.

Flashback sequences reveal that Juliet is working at resolving some of her own past issues.

An unexpected letter, a curiously named book club, a remote location and a pig farmer are the triggers that entice her to set sail for Guernsey, leaving behind a book signing tour and an American fiancé (Glen Powell), who has swept her off her feet.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society has a 12A rating. Films classified 12A contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12.

No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult. Adults planning to take a child under 12 to view a 12A film should consider whether the film is suitable for that child.

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society is shown at Nunney Village Hall on Friday 12 October at 7.30pm. Door open at 7pm. Seats cannot be reserved, so please come early.

Tickets cost £5 in advance at the SPAR shop in Nunney or £6 on the door. Advance booking is highly recommended (the film nights frequently sell out in advance!).

A licensed bar and ice creams will be available. The bar opens at 7pm. The film programme begins at 7.30pm.

Future films at Nunney Village Hall:
Fri 09 Nov Journey’s End
Fri 14 Dec The Bookshop

Contact information
Roger Hutchings
Somerset Moviola
Telephone 01373 836 049
Web www.moviola.org

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