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Brief EncounterSet in a café on a railway station, the love story begins when housewife - Laura Jesson meets doctor Alec Harvey. Although they are both already married, they gradually fall in love with each other. They continue to meet in the small café, although they know that their love is impossible.Keywords:
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Directors of "Brief Encounter"David LeanBirthdate: 25 March 1908, Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Critic Reviews of "Brief Encounter"Time OutNovember 02, 2015
One of the most vivid, impassioned and painfully believable love stories ever committed to celluloid.Time OutOctober 09, 2012
Sheer perfection-the gold standard of tragic romances whose influence can still be seen to this day.VarietyNovember 06, 2007
Cyril Raymond manages to invest the stodgy character with a lovable quality.Chicago ReaderNovember 06, 2007
Rarely rises above the level of the old women's magazines.Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
Some films don't age well, and no doubt Brief Encounter had more of an emotional effect in the social climate of post-war Britain.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
An uncommonly good little picture -- and one which is frankly designed to appeal to that group of film-goers who are provoked by the 'usual movie tripe.'Scene-Stealers.comMay 31, 2016
Brief Encounter makes an illicit love affair more than that, giving the doomed romance more of a soul than a thousand tragic romances since then.Little White LiesNovember 09, 2015
Romance and goodness are evoked with equal power and from these conflicting impulses, voluptuous demons spring eternal.Radio TimesNovember 05, 2015
The leads are outstanding, but credit should also go to the forgotten Cyril Raymond, whose decent dullness as Johnson's husband makes those stolen Thursdays seem so special.Times (UK)November 05, 2015
One of cinema's classic love stories.Observer (UK)November 03, 2015
Noël Coward's Brief Encounter is, to my mind, not only the most mature work Mr Coward has yet prepared for the cinema, but one of the most emotionally honest and deeply satisfactory films that have ever been made in this country.Turner Classic Movies OnlineMay 04, 2012
... still embraced as one of the most romantic films ever made, and it has earned its reputation.
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