Brief Encounter

  • 1945
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Romance

A touching, exquisitely handled film dealing with two ordinary people who accidentally fall in love. BRIEF ENCOUNTER is a unique and sometimes misunderstood film whose very British restraint has not endeared it to all comers, but which if anything makes the film more passionate as a result. The famous use of Rachmaninoff for the musical score, which would...read more

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Brief Encounter - Official Trailer
03:02 — After a chance meeting on a train platform, a married doctor (Trevor Howard) and a suburban housewife (Celia Johnson) begin a muted but passionate, an (more…)
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02:02 — Laura Jesson (Johnson), a suburban housewife in a dull but affectionate marriage, tells her story in the first person while at home with her husband, (more…)
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02:59 — Brief Encounter is a classic romantic drama set in 1945 during WWII in and around the fictional Milford railway station. A married woman, with childre (more…)

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David Lean directed this beautifully acted, bittersweet adaptation of Noel Coward's play "Still Life," about two contentedly married English strangers, a doctor and a housewife, who meet by chance and then have weekly rendezvous in public places. The scrip (more…)

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  • Review: A touching, exquisitely handled film dealing with two ordinary people who accidentally fall in love. BRIEF ENCOUNTER is a unique and sometimes misunderstood film whose very British restraint has not endeared it to all comers, but which if anything makes th… (more)

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