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Brief Encounter (Special Edition) - Region 2 DVD

Description: Expanded from a one-act stage play by Noel Coward, Brief Encounter is without doubt one of the true masterpieces of British film history. The story seems slight--a respectable suburban housewife has a chance meeting with a handsome married doctor, their friendship becomes romance, but they feel the pressures of convention pulling their relationship apart--but the writing, acting and direction are sublime, turning what might have been just another melodrama into a memorable and heartbreaking story of impossible love. David Lean went on to make much bigger films than this, but few of those epics packed the emotional punch of this ... (more)
Manufacturer: ITV Studios Home Entertainment
Release date: 26 September 2008
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5037115011336
Tags: British (2), Romance (2), Drama (1), UK (1), Romantic Drama (1), Mel (1), 1944-1959 (1)
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