Brief Encounter

To mark the 70th anniversary of Brief Encounter, Francine Stock asks why it still makes grown men and women weep despite the restrained passions, clipped accents and various parodies. She enlists the help of fans Moira Buffini, Matthew Sweet, Thomas Dixon, Neil Brand and Antonia Quirke.

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Sun 1 Nov 2015 23:00

Be transported back to the time of Brief Encounter with BFI LOVE

Be transported back to the time of Brief Encounter with BFI LOVE
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Ronald Neame at his Hollywood house in 2006

Ronald Neame at his Hollywood house in 2006

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterFrancine Stock
Interviewed GuestMoira Buffini
Interviewed GuestMatthew Sweet
Interviewed GuestThomas Dixon
Interviewed GuestNeil Brand
Interviewed GuestAntonia Quirke

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