Brief Encounter Movie Review 1946

Information and Film Reviews for Brief Encounter the Movie

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Based on Noel Coward's "Still Life" from "Tonight at 8:30," two middle-aged, middle-class people become involved in a short and bittersweet romance in WWII England. Intensely romantic, underscored with Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto.

Distribution

Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL: http://www.homevision.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 86 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Adapted from a Story, Late Bloomin' Love, World War II, Obsessive Love, Plays to Film: Noel Coward, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Noel Coward, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan
Cast
Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Cyril Raymond, Joyce Carey, Everley Gregg, Margaret Barton, Dennis Harkin, Valentine Dyall, Marjorie Mars, Irene Handl
Cinematography
Robert Krasker
Director
David Lean
Producer
Mark Huffam

Awards

N.Y. Film Critics 1946: Actress (Johnson).

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