Great Expectations (1946)

I have come back Miss Havisham, i have come back, to let in the sunlight! The legendary  David Lean directs this British adaptation  of Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. Having recently written a dissertation about the relationship between the two female characters Miss Havisham and Estella, I write this particular  blog post in… Continue reading Great Expectations (1946)

Brief Encounter (1945)

I love you. I love your wide eyes, the way you smile, your shyness, and the way you laugh at my jokes. David Lean directs this classic film about housewife Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) who feels ‘stuck in a rut’ with her boring suburban life, husband Fred (Cyril Raymond) and motherhood. By chance, on a… Continue reading Brief Encounter (1945)