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Valentine's Day Special Screening: Brief Encounter

Friday 14th February

Director: David Lean

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway and Joyce Carey

Rating: U

UK 1945, 87mins

Released in 1945 Brief Encounter is considered one of David Lean's finest films and to this day constantly appears in lists of the best British films ever and as such is the perfect choice for this special Valentine's Day screening.

On a shopping trip to a nearby town, Laura (Celia Johnson) is helped to remove a piece of grit from her eye by a fellow passenger. (Trevor Howard) Accidentally meeting again on the high street and then again for the third time when they share a table for lunch, they're innocent and casual relationship begins to develop into something deeper.