A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
During the early years of Nazi occupation of France in World War II, romance blooms between Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams), a French villager, and Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), a German soldier.
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »
Marcia Gay Harden
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
A correspondence begins between Juliet Ashton (Lily James) and members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, with them sharing their experiences of Nazi-occupied Guernsey Island. When an idea for a book catches Juliet, she goes to visit the island, making life-long friends and taking life changing steps along the way. This book is told by way of letters, and as the reader, you become enchanted by the writers of them and the love Juliet comes to feel for each of the Islanders; Dawsey Adams (Michiel Huisman), Amelia Maugery (Penelope Wilton), Isola Pribby (Katherine Parkinson), Eben Ramsey (Sir Tom Courtenay), Kit (Florence Keen), and Elizabeth McKenna (Jessica Brown Findlay).Written by
During the credits, viewers listen in on a meeting of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. The works referenced are: To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (Amelia Maugery (Penelope Wilton)), Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (Eben Ramsey (Sir Tom Courtenay) and Eli Ramsey (Kit Connor)), William Shakespeare's The Tempest (Dawsey Adams (Michiel Huisman) and Juliet Ashton (Lily James)), Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (Isola Pribby (Katherine Parkinson)), Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest (Sidney Stark (Matthew Goode)), and "The End" by A.A. Milne (Kit (Florence Keen)). See more »
In Juliet's room immediately after her return from Guernsey, Sydney takes off his glasses to kneel down beside her and convince her to write about the Society. In the next shot, filmed from a different angle but continuing the conversation, he has his glasses on. See more »
[narrating, in a letter]
Our Friday night book club became a refuge to us. A private freedom to feel the world growing darker all around you, but you only need a candle to see new worlds unfold. That is what we found in our society.
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During the end titles we hear bits of presentations at the society gatherings. See more »
Darn That Dream
Written by Edgar De Lange (as Eddie Delange) and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Kylie Watt
Published by Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP), Range Road Music, Inc., Jerry Leiber Music and Silver Seahorse Music LLC, Chester Music Ltd trading as Campbell Connelly & Co and Bregman Vocco Conn Inc. See more »
I loved this film!! Having read the book and it being one of my all time favourite books I was a little wary of the film, as they often don't do the book justice. However, this is an exception! I thought it was beautifully made and the casting was brilliant with great chemistry between them.
The only thing that did let it down was one of, what I felt, was a larger plot from the book being left out. It would have made it complete to have the ending and how the ending happened stayed more true to book, but it was still a beautiful ending and would highly recommend to anyone!
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