Noel Coward's Brief encounter

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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.


  • Based on the play Still life / by Noel Coward.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
  • Released as part of the "Essential Art House : 50 Years of Janus Films."
  • "...features a pristine digital transfer of the film in its original language, as well as English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing."--Criterion website.
  • DVD ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio, monaural.
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