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Brief encounter

Author: Robert KraskerDavid LeanNoel CowardRonald NeameAnthony Havelock-AllanAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Janus Films, ©2006.
Series: 50 years of Janus Films.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Romance films
Named Person: Noel Coward; Noel Coward
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Krasker; David Lean; Noel Coward; Ronald Neame; Anthony Havelock-Allan; Celia Johnson; Trevor Howard; Stanley Holloway; Joyce Carey; Cyril Raymond; Everley Gregg; Marjorie Mars; Margaret Barton; L P Williams; Jack Harris; Eileen Joyce; Muir Mathieson; National Symphony Orchestra (London, England); Eagle-Lion Films, Inc.; Cineguild (Firm); Pinewood Studios.; Janus Films.
OCLC Number: 76953036
Notes: Based on the play Still life / by Noel Coward.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1945.
Released as part of the "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films."
Credits: In charge of production, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; art director, L.P. Williams ; film editor, Jack Harris ; Rachmaninoff piano concerto no. 2 played by Eileen Joyce with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Muir Mathieson.
Cast: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; mono.
Contents: Milford Junction Station --
Laura and her family --
Rachmaninoff and recriminations --
"I happen to be a doctor" --
"You could never be dull" --
"Don't you feel guilty?" --
Falling in love over Alec's ideals --
A close call --
Love on the run --
Flames of passion --
Laura's fantasies --
A lie between friends --
In flagrante delicto --
Saucy upstart soldiers --
A friend's apartment --
At the war memorial --
"Could you really say good-bye?" --
"A long way away ..." --
Coming back.
Series Title: 50 years of Janus Films.
Other Titles: Brief encounter (Motion picture : 1945)
Noel Coward's Brief encounter
Essential art house.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Eagle-Lion Distributors ; a Noel Coward-Cineguild Production ; Pinewood films, Ltd. ; director of photography, Robert Krasker ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noel Coward ; [written by Noel Coward, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan].

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Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever.

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