Brief Encounter

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At a café on a railway station, housewife Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) meets Dr. Alec Harvey (Trevor Howard). Although they are both already married, they gradually fall in love with each other. They continue to meet every Thursday in the small café, although they know that their love is impossible.

Director: David Lean
Writer: N/A
Production: Universal Pictures
Genre: drama, romance
Year: 1945
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 24 Aug 1946
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins.


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Laura Jesson - Celia Johnson
Dr. Alec Harvey - Trevor Howard
Albert Godby - Stanley Holloway
Myrtle Bagot - Joyce Carey
Fred Jesson - Cyril Raymond
Dolly Messiter - Everley Gregg
Mary Norton - Marjorie Mars
Beryl Walters - Tea Room Assistant - Margaret Barton
Policeman at War Memorial - Wilfred Babbage
Waiter at the Royal - Alfie Bass
Doctor at Bobbie's Accident - Wallace Bosco
Johnnie - Second Soldier - Sydney Bromley
Train Station Announcer - Noël Coward
Herminie Rolandson - Mary's Cousin - Nuna Davey
Stephen Lynn - Alec's 'Friend' - Valentine Dyall
Cellist and Organist - Irene Handl
Stanley - Beryl's Man - Dennis Harkin
Bill - First Soldier - Edward Hodge
Man in Cinema - Frederick Kelsey
Boat Rental Man - Jack May
Kardomah Waitress - Avis Scott
Clergyman - Train Passenger - George V. Sheldon
Bobbie Jesson - Richard Thomas
Margaret Jesson - Henrietta Vincent