Brief Encounter

Continuity mistake: Even though the heavy rain had only just stopped, as Laura sits alone on the bench, the pavements around her are completely dry.

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Continuity mistake: In the little café near the beginning of the film, as Dr. Harvey leaves the café table, Dolly sets her cup of tea down twice between shots. (00:04:25)

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Continuity mistake: In an early scene the couple are sitting on a station bench. Dr. Harvey leans forward to put an arm round Laura. At the start of this movement his cigarette is in his right hand, but then appears in his left for the close up.

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Laura Jesson: Isn't it awful about people meaning to be kind?

Dr. Alec Harvey: I do love you, so very much. I love you with all my heart and soul.
Laura Jesson: I want to die. If only I could die.
Dr. Alec Harvey: If you'd die, you'd forget me. I want to be remembered.

Dr. Alec Harvey: Could you really say goodbye? Never see me again?
Laura Jesson: Yes, if you'd help me.
Dr. Alec Harvey: I love you, Laura. I shall love you always until the end of my life. I can't look at you now cause I know something. I know that this is the beginning of the end. Not the end of my loving you but the end of our being together. But not quite yet, darling. Please. Not quite yet.
Laura Jesson: Very well. Not quite yet.

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