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A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death(1947)

Also Known As: Matter of Life and Death, A | Stairway To Heaven |

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Brief Synopsis

An injured aviator argues in celestial court for the chance to go on living.

Cast & Crew

David Niven Peter D. Carter
Richard Attenborough English Pilot
Bonar Colleano American Pilot
Joan Maude Chief Recorder
Marius Goring Conductor 71
Roger Livesey Dr Reeves
Edwin Max Dr Mcewen
Abraham Sofaer The Judge
Raymond Massey Abraham Farlan
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1947 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Black and White, Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Releasing .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Rank Film Distributors Ltd .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United Kingdom (GB)
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  • A Matter of Life & Death

    Dashiell B. 2013-01-02

    Originally ment to be propaganda to promote British & American relations, this turned into one of cinema's best fantasy's. Niven is a WWII... MORE>

  • original, but not great

    j.c. 2012-01-21

    I thought I was going to love this movie, but the second half sags. (When it got to the part of making the jury all Americans, I started to yell, "oh... MORE>

  • Want to watch it again!!

    Kathleen 2012-01-14

    I started watching it last night, January 12, 2012 and didn't get to finish because I was soooo tired after a long day at work. So, I missed the... MORE>