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BRIEF ENCOUNTER


Title of the Film BRIEF ENCOUNTER
Alternative Titles NOEL COWARD'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER
English Titles  
Year of Release 1945
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 86
Length (in meters) 2374
Colour b/w
Genre Melodrama
Based on/Source Play by Noel Coward
Production Companies Cineguild, Independent Producers
Producer(s) Noel Coward, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame
Director David Lean
Cast Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond
Literature Kinematograph Weekly, 15 November 1945
Jewish Chronicle, 23 November 1945
Punch, 5 December 1945
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1945
Documentary News Letter, January 1946
Picturegoer, 2 February 1946
Aufbau, 6 September 1946
New York Times, 15 September 1946
Richard Dyer: BRIEF ENCOUNTER. London: BFI, 1993
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/456083/index.html
Special notes Draughtsman: William Kellner




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