The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Book-based post-WWII romance has some war violence.

NR 2018 123 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 12+

This title has:

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age 9+

The movie is great - but the audiobook of the novel is truly extraordinary and complimentary

After watching this movie get the audiobook of it - a totally different and transporting experience. There is so much more in the audiobook which cannot be crammed into a movie - the feel of the 1940s, the horror of WWII, the humanity and the extraordinary power of a love of literature and books. The pictures the audiobook can paint in a mind are truly wonderful. And there is nothing to worry about in respect of bad language.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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