Oscar Movies: Brief Encounter (1946)

Universal-International UK (J. Arthur Rank-Cineguild-Prestige)

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Oscar Nominations

Director: David Lean
Screenplay: Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, and Ronald Neame
Actress: Celia Johnson

Oscar Awards: None

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This was David Lean's first Oscar nomination as director.

In 1946, “The Best Years of Our Lives” swept most of the Oscars, including Picture, Director for William Wyler, and Screenplay for Robert E. Sherwood.

The winner of the Best Actress Oscar was Olivia De Havilland in the melodrama, “To Each His Own.”