A man and a woman happily married to other people meet by chance at a railway station, and then they meet again.
via Daily Motion:
The Guardian calls it "the best romantic film of all time" and says, "it is so well made, because Laura's voiceover narration is truly anguished and dreamy, because the music suckers all of us, and because Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard are perfect." FilmReference.com calls it "the most characteristic and perfect British film of all time" and says, "Life is not simple and the greatness of the film lies in its awareness of this complexity".
The reviewer at Roger Ebert's site says, "It's refreshing to find a classic romance without meet-cutes and pathetic attempts to be clever". TCM has information. Rotten Tomatoes has a critics score of 88%.