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Brief Encounter (1974)

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In this TV remake of the 1945 British film, a bored married woman embarks upon a brief romantic fling with an equally married man. Throughout their relationship, the two are plagued by guilt; ultimately, they sacrifice their potential happiness in favor of "the right thing."

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Cast

Richard Burton
as Alec Harvey
Sophia Loren
as Laura Jesson
Jack Hedley
as Fred Jesson
Rosemary Leach
as Mrs. Gaines
Ann Firbank
as Melanie Harvey
Gwen Cherrell
as Dolly Messiter
Benjamin Edney
as Alistair Jesson
Jumoke Debayo
as Mrs. Harris
Madeline Hinde
as Dominic Jason
Marco Orlandini
as Dominic Jesson
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All Critics (1)

A genuinely touching made-for-TV film that has been unfairly maligned by critics.

November 7, 2008 | Rating: 4.5/5
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