Powell and Pressburger’s most moving film and a technical experiment in the hands of a young Jack Cardiff. A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.
“The opening scenes of A Matter of Life and Death are among the most audacious and moving ever confected by the cinematic magicians Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.” – The Guardian
- BBFC rating
- Running time
- 104 mins
- Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
- David Niven, Kim Hunter, Roger Livesey