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Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. Even though it is a simple story, the movie was absorbing. (The 1990s movie Falling in Love, which I’ve also seen recently and like very much, isn’t really a remake, but a new film loosely inspired by the story.) I am so pleased to find this remake - of which, until recently I knew nothing - and to have discovered that it is as wonderful as the original, perhaps even more so. At a Catholic public school, Benjamin "Benjie" Stanfield (Dominic Guard) is tired of being the teacher's pet and decides to play a practical joke on his form master Father Goddard (Richard ... See full summary ». I was slightly surprised when I heard there had been a Brief Encounter remake, because the 1940s original (which I reviewed here recently) is such a masterpiece. Don't pay attention to the negative reviews. She was in so much pain, so heartbroken that she thought about stepping in front of a moving train. This chapter formally introduces Aerith, after a brief encounter in chapter 2, and Reno, one of the members of the Turks. The classic Arthurian tale of tragic love. Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler is ordered to execute ten times that Italians. Adventures of a Private Eye. I started watching after seeing Sofia Loren's new movie The Life Ahead. Wanted to get a sense of her earlier work. Nevertheless I, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 14, 2015. This FAQ is empty. Shop Brief Encounter [DVD] [1974]. I hoped to like this but it is a travesty. Rachmaninoff provided a driving beat in the original; a similar device might have helped. Brief Encounter easily found a place on my list that year and in 2002 and 2012 as well. Brief Encounter 29th January 1974: Sophia Loren and Richard Burton (1925 - 1984) filming a television remake of the classic film 'Brief Encounter', for Alan Bridges and Carlo Ponti. Brief Encounter. They've remade just about every other classic film from the golden age but not this one. Remakes (and sequels) have been a staple of Cinema from the beginning of the media. Written by It must have passed through some agent's mind. Brief Encounter, filmed during the last months of the war, is a tale of forbidden love and doing the right thing in an era of British stiff upper lips and high moral standards, and it is 70 years old. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Adventures of a Plumber's Mate. We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) ... See full summary », Algiers, 1940. You do not believe they are in Love or when they finally separate it is any great loss to either of them. ‎Brief Encounter (1974) directed by Alan Bridges • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd Step forward Carlo Ponti (who can't, because he is dead). Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. Movie, remade practically scene for scene with name actors RICHARD BURTON and SOPHIA LOREN should have at least scored IMDb******Six. Brief Encounter is a 1945 British film directed by David Lean about British suburban life, centering on Laura, a married woman with children whose conventional life becomes increasingly complicated because of a chance meeting at a railway station with a stranger, Alec. (TV Movie 1974). Others like KING KONG (1976) fail, miserably.BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1945) is the template for this film. Stalin has sent out an ... See full summary », On one of their usual weekly commutes into the city, two perfect strangers--Dr Alec Harvey, an esteemed suburban doctor, and Anna Jesson, a middle-class housewife--will inadvertently find love, when a bit of dirt enters Anna's eye and the good doctor comes to her rescue. If you want to continue to explore the fascinating world of "WandaVision," we have you covered with some inspired recommendations. The charming Adriana gets sick after her husband's death. Brief Encounter David Lean (1945) 83min. Brief Encounter is a 1974 British-Italian television film starring Richard Burton and Sophia Loren, adapted from the play Still Life by Noël Coward. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 17 of 19 people found this review helpful. Which of the top 35 rated films based on a play is your favorite? The original was so dark and cheaply made with snotty accents from the leads. THANK YOU AMAZON for making this available to stream! On the other hand, it successfully managed to show that in both their marriages, life was boring, their partners were boring, etc. Adaptation of the classic play by Noel Coward and a remake of David Lean's 1945 film. Use the HTML below. On one of their usual weekly commutes into the city, two perfect strangers--Dr Alec Harvey, an esteemed suburban doctor, and Anna Jesson, a middle-class housewife--will inadvertently find love, when a bit of dirt enters Anna's eye and the good doctor comes to her rescue. Adam and Evalyn. In this TV remake of the 1945 British film, a bored married woman embarks upon a brief romantic fling with an equally married man. Admittedly I did not watch until the very end. The original shows how stuffy and class ridden England was and still is at the establishment level. Burton was cast at the last moment, after Robert Shaw dropped out. Although David Lean's 1945 version of this story is not without flaws, I have personally loved it for years. Kiss the Bride Goodbye. I loved it, and have already ordered a DVD copy for my collection. Fans of Saturday Night Cinema know I am loathe to run remakes, but this one stars Richard Burton and Sophia Loren, so how could I resist? Jack Hedley seemed to act as not a particularly caring husband. Also, this version is itself a remake of the 1945 Brief Encounter, but at least it gives credit to the Noel Coward play both films were based on. I had no feelings for their relationship. Note, such films like THE THIEF OF BAGDAD (1924/1940) or KING KONG (1933/2005) succeeded in their attempts. Their acting facial expressions seemed very cold towards each other and to me did not convey two people in love. Whoever cast Richard Burton and Sophia Loren as the two would-be lovers should be ashamed of himself. Reviewed in the United States on April 17, 2020. Cringe worthy. Add the first question. Was this review helpful to you? Both actors though appear disinterested, just showing up to punch their time-clocks and pick up their checks. But then they will have screened it and realised immediately it would be impossible. Despite both being married to others, this fleeting but powerful interaction will prepare the ground for an unforeseen erotic but unconsummated love affair, as one clandestine rendezvous leads to another. Sign in to see videos available to you. Putting your wife in a film that demands acting is nepotism at its worst. Starring: Richard Burton and Sophia Loren The story of a couple’s brief, but fated, love affair This unsuccessful and thankfully little-seen remake of David Lean’s 1945 classic does at least feature some decent railway scenes. Where is this intense emotional infidelity heading? This meant lots of bright, cinema lights and lots of electricity being used. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Brief Encounter stars Richard Burton and Sophia Loren, but for some unknown reason, there isn't much chemistry between the two. Although watchable I supposed I 'm spoilt by the original. Maman ... See full summary », After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. I liked this film because I like the stars so very much. They live in a large house with sea view in the Rione Terra together with their sons Rocco and Giulianella, the grandfather Don Antonio and Aunt Amelia. ... Richard Burton couId be wooden and Iook seedy and boring, and especiaIIy not with an internationaI sex bomb, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 30, 2015. Both she and Burton were obviously sponsored by the Forestry Commission. I think it must be because her husband was watching every touch and Iook as weII as controIIng aII the visuaIs. Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. He was utterly annoying. The areas of the film that are the same, and the subtle ways in which it is distinctive, are intelligent and thought provoking. What could be worse than the feeling of a broken heart? Gray argues that their problem is class consciousness: the working classes can act in a vulgar way, and the upper class can be silly; but the middle class is, or at least considers itself, the moral backbone of society—a notion whose validity Coward did not really want to question or jeopardise, as the middle classes were Coward's principal audience. It is pretty much a hit or miss venture though. I watched "Brief Encounter" again this morning and can report it's lost none of its power. Her brother-in-law takes her on a journey to meet a doctor, while love overwhelms them. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. After the brilliant original, with Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson, how can this be so bad? Title: If you’ve noticed the year Brief Encounter was released (1945) then you’ll already suspect had a lot to do with WWII.The film had to be shot at night (22:00-06:00) to avoid real-life train services. Directed by David Lean. The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor (Sir Peter Ustinov) of dubious sanity. … These are portrayed in a convincing and sensitive manner by TREVOR HOWARD and CECILIA JOHNSON. The Last Remake of Beau Geste. English Without Tears. Frances Gray acknowledges a common criticism of the play: why do the characters not consummate the affair? I'm glad that Anna had more sense. Transcontinental Film Productions (London). For the details watch the film.Now what went wrong? I disliked him for wanting to take her away from everything she loved in life. See more ideas about brief encounter, doran, brief. Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2020. The material was previously the basis for the David Lean film Brief Encounter (1945). They inadvertently but quickly progress to an emotional love affair, which brings about unexpected consequences. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 22, 2017. In Brief Encounter there is a huge pile of coal on stage (a reminder that Howard's doctor is actually treating men for coal dust inhalation). Does not hold a candle to the Lean edition, Reviewed in the United States on May 14, 2020. The patient (Richard Burton) offers the ... See full summary », This is a delightful, if peculiar, story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards). I was slightly surprised when I heard there had been a Brief Encounter remake, because the 1940s original (which I reviewed here recently) is such a masterpiece. Why, it just happened for the two (2) principals involved at the wrong time. Much better than the original. I never thought Richard Burton couId be wooden and Iook seedy and boring, and especiaIIy not with an internationaI sex bomb. Anna Jesson (Sophia Loren) travels on the same train every day into the city, where she sees her volunteer work as a break from her husband and children. However, having watched the version from 1974, a TV movie which stars Sophia Loren … This is possibly the worst remake in the history of film-making. I personally didn't like Alec interrupting Anna's life. Did anyone notice? Nick Riganas. To think i even visited the staion in Lancashire where it was filmed although my main purpose was to visit a bookshop. This movie kept me interested because of Sophia Loren, she is a beautiful woman and a wonderful actress. Whoever cast Richard Burton and Sophia Loren as the two would-be lovers should be ashamed of himself. I loved this film and thought the chemistry between Burton and Loren was great. Brief Encounter stars Richard Burton and Sophia Loren, but for some unknown reason, there isn’t much chemistry between the two. Their acting facial expressions seemed very cold towards each other and to me did not convey two people in love. Richard Burton a Sophia Loren jsou ale herecké persony, ke kterým se moc herců ze současných zásob nemůže rovnat, a kteří se v tomto filmu právě díky úspoře slov spolehají na hraní tělem a tváří. I forced myself to watch this to the very end because I couldn't believe it could that awful all the way through. Brief Encounter Apr 8, 2017 - Torch Theatre Director Peter Doran. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. A script must be really bad if you feel as if two sex symbols of yesteryear have about as much chemistry and appeal as dust mops. Brief Encounter David Lean (1945) 83min. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. View production, box office, & company info. Reviewed in the United States on December 12, 2020. With Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey. The marriage between Peppino and Rosa has continued for about thirty years. Where is this intense emotional infidelity heading? In Lean’s Brief Encounter both protagonists are upper middle-class, with RP accents, obsessed with morality and constantly tormented by their immense feeling of guilt – even before they do anything that could be considered morally wrong. There was no spark between them; the introduction of the woman with six children irrelevant; and the dialogue creaked like a wooden ship in a hurricane. A World War I pilot whom everybody envies as a "ladykiller" actually is one. Tearjerkers are part and parcel of cinema, but when David Lean's Brief Encounter (1945) was previewed in Rochester, a coarse laugh from near the front of the audience enlivened the first love scene. The plot of the film is about two strangers, each married to another, who meet in a railway station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. MAMAN TITINE has lived alone with her five children ever since her husband JOSEPH, a Jewish post office employee, set off for Paris with forged papers to find work. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 30, 2018, I can remember seeing this re-make many years ago....seeing Sophia Loren being a passenger on a train, waiting for the attention of, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 4, 2018. Travelling or based outside United States? Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Reviewed in the United States on January 8, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on October 4, 2002. Sometimes it is just better to leave things alone. A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his small Alabama town as tensions boil over when a black man is accused of raping a white woman. Richard Burton and Sophia Loren look a little stilted, surprised because they didn't show the warmth of the storyline as Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard did. Dirigido por David Lean.Laura (Celia Johnson) e Alec (Trevor Howard) se conhecem por acaso em uma estação de trem, quando ele remove um cisco do olho dela. Select the department you want to search in. (Photo by Steve Wood/Express/Getty Images) Mad About Men. PG Certificate ADVERTISEMENT. Well, after reading previous reviews, I am glad I don't read them before seeing most movies. That should not be and that's why it fails in its intent. The story of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II. The effects of WWII. First of all, I have to say I usually dislike remakes of films that are brilliant in their original production. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? A T.V. Neither are conventionally leading Star material, but quality Character Actors. Nevertheless I still like them, but not in this particular film. Also, this version is itself a remake of the 1945 Brief Encounter, but at least it gives credit to the Noel Coward play both films were based on. This movie really moved me. Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair. Tonight’s Saturday Night Cinema is a remake of one of GR’s favorite films, David Lean’s Brief Encounter. I yearned for more intense romantic scenes, but that was part of the effect of the film- to relay to the viewer the frustration of the characters. Ignoring the old adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," producer Carlo Ponti mounted a TV remake of the 1945 British masterpiece Brief Encounter.Sophia Loren (Mrs. Ponti) stars as a bored married woman who embarks upon a brief romantic fling with an equally married man (Richard Burton). Brief Encounter was laughed at by audiences when first released, and Dr Zhivago was scorned by critics. After the brilliant original, with Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson, how can this be so bad? Scripted U.S. TV series that lasted 20 seasons or more, Emmy Nominees for Outstanding Drama Series from the '60s. In medieval times, Lord of Cornwall decides to marry an Irish princess Isolde. So awful I laughed. With Kate Winslet, maybe, and possibly Hugh Laurie. I bought this because it was filmed around the area I live.Curiosity got the better of me. However, his most loyal knight Tristan becomes bewitched by her beauty and they fall hopelessly in love. PG Certificate ADVERTISEMENT. Please avoid this film. There's a problem loading this menu right now. O něco málo slabší remake skvělého stejnojmenného filmu z roku 1945. It starts with a thrilling one on one boss fight and escape from the church after Cloud falls into Aerith's presence.. 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