Brief Encounter Synopsis
Brief Encounter is a 1945 British romantic drama film directed by David Lean from a screenplay by Noël Coward, based on his 1936 one-act play Still Life.
Many critics, historians, and scholars cite the film as one of the greatest of all time. In 1999, the British Film Institute ranked it as the second-greatest British film of all time.
This edition is part of the Classic Film Scripts series published by Lorrimer Publishing.
About Noël Coward
Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor, and singer.
Coward’s plays and songs achieved new popularity in the 1960s and 1970s, and his work and style continue to influence popular culture.
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