Brief Encounter Movie Review Summary

Actors: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard

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In this simple yet powerful romance, a housewife, Laura Jesson, meets a married doctor at the train station. Seeing him once a week at the same time, they slowly realize they love one another and consider cheating on their spouses. Being respectable people, however, they recognize the incredible guilt surrounding the idea of adultry and continue to deny their impulses. The background score, the Second Piano Concerto by Rachmaninoff, is an important and beautiful addition to this story of forbidden love.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None

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