Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair.

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Two strangers, both married to others, meet in a railroad station and find themselves in a brief but intense affair.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Brief Encounter (#24.1)  »

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Richard Burton was an 11th hour casting choice replacing Robert Shaw who dropped out See more »

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Alec Harvey: It's one thing to close a window. It's another thing to slam it on my fingers.
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Version of The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: Brief Encounter (1961) See more »

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Flat film.
2 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Unremarkable and unmemorable remake of an old, celebrated English film. Although it may be overly maligned as a total disaster (which it is not), it never builds any tension and betrays its TV origins. Richard Burton sleepwalks through his role, and Sophia Loren's closed (in this movie) face doesn't display much passion, either. (**)


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