The thrill, pain and tenderness of an illicit affair is realized as two married middle-age strangers meet at a train station and find themselves drawn into a short but poignant romance. Intense and unforgettable in the dour gray England of 1945. Underscored by the swirling Second Piano Concerto by Rachmaninoff. Adapted by Noel Coward from his 1936 one-act play "Still Life." Straightforward and quiet direction by David Lean, notable for such epics asBRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAII,LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, and DR. ZHIVAGO.
Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Joyce Carey Stanley Holloway.