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Brief Encounter PG

Director David Lean
Starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway

‘I’ve fallen in love. I’m an ordinary woman. I didn’t think such violent things could happen to ordinary people.’

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Noel Coward’s classic romantic film about forbidden love and unfulfilled desire with a special screening on our Walturdaw screen.

Laura Jesson accidentally meets Alex Harvey at a railway station on her way home from a neighbouring town. Both married with children, the pair begin to question their previously happy home lives when their chance encounter turns into a regular acquaintance, and their initial friendship becomes a burgeoning attraction.

Brief Encounter was restored in 2008 by the BFI National Archive, with support from the David Lean Foundation.

Image courtesy of Park Circus/ITV Studios.


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