Brief Encounter (1945)

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.

Directing:
  • David Lean

Writing:
  • Noël Coward
  • Anthony Havelock-Allan
  • David Lean

Stars:
Release Date: 1945-11-24
themoviedb icon 7.9/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 86

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Alfie Bass
Alfie Bass
Waiter at the Royal (uncredited)
Celia Johnson
Celia Johnson
Laura Jesson
Trevor Howard
Trevor Howard
Dr. Alec Harvey
Stanley Holloway
Stanley Hollo...
Albert Godby
Joyce Carey
Joyce Carey
Myrtle Bagot
Cyril Raymond
Cyril Raymond
Fred Jesson
Margaret Barton
Margaret Bart...
Tea Room Assistant Beryl Walters
Valentine Dyall
Valentine Dya...
Alec's Friend Stephen Lynn (uncredited)
Irene Handl
Irene Handl
The Cellist and Organist (uncredited)
Noël Coward
Noël Coward
Train Station Announcer (uncredited)
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