• Brief Encounter (1946)

Brief Encounter

Release Date: August 26th, 1946

NR |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Celia Johnson , Trevor Howard , Stanley Holloway , Joyce Carey , Cyril Raymond

Director: David Lean

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Cineguild

Distributors: Universal Pictures