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Brief Encounter (1945)

PG-13 86 min - Drama, Romance - 24 November 1945
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Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.

Director:  David Lean
Writers:  Noël Coward
Stars:  Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton, Alfie Bass, Wallace Bosco, Sydney Bromley, Valentine Dyall, Irene Handl, Dennis Harkin, Avis Scott

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Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.


Collections: 1940s, David Lean

Tagline: A story of the most precious moments in woman's life!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  24 November 1945

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Cineguild

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 26 min

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