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Brief Encounter (1945) was a Romance - Drama Film directed by David Lean and produced by Ronald Neame, NoŽl Coward and Anthony Havelock-Allan.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressCelia JohnsonNominated
Best DirectorDavid LeanNominated
Best WritingDavid Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Ronald NeameNominated
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Brief Encounter: Short Hollywood Marriages

on Feb 14, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood

Hollywood marriages are often butt of jokes?since they are often?extremely short?or numerous. While Comet Over Hollywood previously identified more than 70 lengthy and successful Hollywood marriages, there are also some that are remarkably brief. This Valentine?s Day we are focusing on those brief e... Read full article


Brief Encounter: Short Hollywood Marriages

on Feb 14, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood

Hollywood marriages are often butt of jokes from being extremely short?or numerous. While Comet Over Hollywood previously identified more than 70 lengthy and successful Hollywood marriages, there are also some that are remarkably brief. This Valentine?s Day we are focusing on those brief encounters.... Read full article


Brief Encounter (1945)

By Beatrice on Dec 17, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Brief Encounter Directed by David Lean Written by Anthony Havelock-Allen, David Lean, and Ronald Neame from the play “Still Life” by Noel Coward (all uncredited) 1945/UK Cineguild Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #191 of 1001 Film You Must See Before You Die I didn’t realize how... Read full article


"This Happy Breed" & "Brief Encounter"

By Jeremy Carr on Jul 10, 2013 From Studies in Cinema

David Lean is probably best known for large-scale super productions like Bridge on the Rive Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Doctor Zhivago (1965), and this is of course not without due reason; these, especially Lawrence, are tremendous films. But when you look at Lean’s body of wor... Read full article


Brief Encounter (1945, David Lean)

on Aug 4, 2010 From The Stop Button

For the majority of Brief Encounter, I had very little opinion of Lean’s direction. It’s incredibly dispassionate and functional, but very solid. I think I assumed it’d be innovative (along the lines of the Archers) but it’s not. Very realistic, very British. Until the second... Read full article


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