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A Matter of Life and Death
A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death 1946

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A Matter of Life and Death 1946 U

104 mins United Kingdom Director. Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell

First mooted as a project to foster an improvement in Anglo-American relations, A Matter of Life and Death emerged as a timeless romantic fantasy. David Niven plays Peter Carter, a young airman seemingly doomed before his time and trapped between life and death, between a Technicolor earth and a monochrome heaven.

There have been other films that have dealt with heaven and earth but none possessed quite the ambition or visual flair of AMoLaD.

Directed by

Emeric Pressburger

Michael Powell

Featuring

Marius Goring

Kim Hunter

Raymond Massey

Roger Livesey

David Niven

Genres

Fantasy War

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Certificate

U Contains mild war horror

Released

1946

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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