Brief Encounter (1945)

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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

On a cafe at a railway station, housewife Laura Jesson meets Dr. Alec Harvey. Although they are already married, they gradually fall in love with each other. They continue to meet every Thursday on the small cafe, although they know that their love is impossible

Cast

  • Celia Johnson
  • Trevor Howard
  • Stanley Holloway
  • Joyce Carey
  • Cyril Raymond
  • Everley Gregg
  • Marjorie Mars
  • Margaret Barton
  • Wilfred Babbage
  • Alfie Bass

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Trivia

  • Sir David Lean, Sir Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame and Noël Coward all wanted Celia Johnson to play the part of Laura Jesson. Johnson hated making movies, but after Coward read the part to her in October 1944, she knew that she had to play that part.
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Goofs

  • When Laura is running away from Dr. Lynn's apartment in the rain, her book is next to her body, under her purse. Halfway down the street, the angle changes on the still-running Laura, but now the book is outside her purse.
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Quotes

    • Laura Jesson: It's awfully easy to lie when you know that you're trusted implicitly. So very easy, and so very degrading.
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