Set 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: #Brief Encounter #Celia Johnson #Cyril Raymond #David Lean #Everley Gregg #Joyce Carey #Margaret Barton #Stanley Holloway #Trevor Howard
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Turner Classic Movies Online
May 04, 2012 ... still embraced as one of the most romantic films ever made, and it has earned its reputation.Read in Source
Little White Lies
November 09, 2015 Romance and goodness are evoked with equal power and from these conflicting impulses, voluptuous demons spring eternal.Read in Source
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.Read in Source
October 09, 2012 Sheer perfection-the gold standard of tragic romances whose influence can still be seen to this day.Read in Source
New York Times
May 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.'
February 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.Read in Source
November 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.Read in Source
November 06, 2007 Cyril Raymond manages to invest the stodgy character with a lovable quality.Read in Source
November 02, 2015 One of the most vivid, impassioned and painfully believable love stories ever committed to celluloid.Read in Source
November 06, 2007 Rarely rises above the level of the old women's magazines.Read in Source
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Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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