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Brief encounter / producer, Noel Coward ; directed by David Lean.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD BRIEF (Text) 79361000097686 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC BRIEF (Text) 37500004244311 Movies Checked out 05/28/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681431437
  • ISBN: 1681431432
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection Inc. [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
At head of title on container: Noel Coward's.
Based on the play "Still life" by Noel Coward.
Full screen (1.37:1).
Essay by historian Kevin Brownlow in container.
Features: audio commentary from 2000 by film historian Bruce Eder; interview from 2012 with Noël Coward scholar Barry Day; short documentary "A Profile of Brief encounter" (2000) on the making of the film; David Lean : a self portrait (1971) television documentary on Lean's career; trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond.
Summary, etc.:
Two married people, both unsatisfied with their relationships, meet on a train platform in London and fall in love.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Adultery > Drama.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Romantic plays.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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