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Uniform Title Brief encounter (Motion picture : 1945)
Title Noel Coward's Brief encounter [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Granada International ; G.C.F. presents ; Eagle-Lion Distributors Ltd. ; a Noël Coward-Cineguild production ; [producers], Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald Neame ; directed by David Lean ; produced by Noël Coward ; [adaptation, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan].

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]

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Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series The Criterion collection ; 76
The Criterion collection ; 603
David Lean directs Noël Coward
David Lean directs Noël Coward.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 76.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 603.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Cast Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton, [Valentine Dyall].
Credits Director of photography, Robert Krasker ; art director, L.P. Williams ; fim editor, Jack Harris ; Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 played by Eileen Joyce with the National Symphony Orchestra ; conducted by Muir Mathieson ; [music, Noël Coward, Muier Mathieson, Clifton Parker].
Note Based on the play, Still life, by Noël Coward.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945.
Also issued in box set: David Lean directs Noël Coward with Blithe spirit, In which we serve and This happy breed.
Restored by the BFI National Archive and Granada International.
Audience Not rated.
Summary After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair.
Note Special features: Commentary (by film scholar Bruce Elder); Barry Day (interview with Noël Coward expert Barry Day); A profile of "Brief Encounter" (short documentary on the making of the film); David Lean: a self-portrait (a 1971 television documentary on Lean's career); Trailer.
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Spouses -- Drama.
Housewives -- Drama.
Suburban life -- England -- Drama.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973 -- Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Havelock-Allan, Anthony, film producer, screenwriter, adapter.
Neame, Ronald, film producer, screenwriter, adapter.
Lean, David, 1908-1991, film director, screenwriter, adapter.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973, film producer, composer (expression)
Johnson, Celia, 1908-1982, actor.
Howard, Trevor, 1916-1988, actor.
Holloway, Stanley, actor.
Carey, Joyce, 1898-1993, actor.
Raymond, Cyril, -1973, actor.
Gregg, Everley, 1903-1959, actor.
Mars, Marjorie, 1903-1991, actor.
Barton, Margaret, 1926- actor.
Dyall, Valentine, 1908-1985, actor.
Krasker, Robert, director of photography.
Williams, L. P., art director.
Harris, Jack, 1905-1971, editor of moving image work.
Joyce, Eileen, 1908-1991, performer.
Mathieson, Muir, conductor, composer (expression)
Parker, Clifton, composer (expression)
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943, composer (expression)
Elder, Bruce (R. Bruce), commentator.
Day, Barry (Playwright), interviewee (expression)
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. Still life.
Janus Films.
Granada International.
G.C.F. (Firm)
Eagle-Lion Films, Inc.
Cineguild (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Brief encounter
ISBN 1604655631
9781604655636
1604655593 (set)
9781604655599 (set)
Standard No. 715515093316 set
Music No. CC2124D Criterion Collection
CC2128D Criterion Collection

 
    
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