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Film Review - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY 2

An adaption of a 2008 novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” has a significant challenge in overcoming its title. It’s a marquee massacre, simultaneously pinpointing its audience and repulsing newcomers with what initially appears to be the ultimate in Stiff Upper Lip postwar adventuring in England. Fussiness remains, preserving its cultural construction, but “Potato Peel Pie Society” manages mild charms and emotional deep cuts as it sorts through literal and psychological wreckage tied to the horror of German occupation in the 1940s. It’s not a stunning endeavor, but director Mike Newell gets parts of the whole right, maintaining appealing intrigue and performances.  Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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