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A Matter Of Life And Death (1946)


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4.5 out of 10 Heaven and hell
Philip from Dublin, 19 Dec 2009
Maybe one of the greatest British films ever, its still astonishing to look at. A Lancaster pilot is involved in a crash but due to a heavenly mix up is caught somewhere between life and death. Cue some incredibly imaginative visual sequences and a smart witty script. David Niven is fantastic as the cultured pilot trying to talk himself out of heaven. A timeless classic.
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2.5 out of 10 Poor enough
Joanne from Meath, 27 Feb 2009
some very funny parts, but really not enough to hold your attention throughout, a 'nice' film but for a slightly hunger audience
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2.5 out of 10 A Matter of Life and Death
Michael from Galway, 14 Dec 2007
A bit dated, but well done and holds the attention throughout.
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2.5 out of 10 A matter of life and death
Marguerite from Cork, 16 Sep 2008
A bit :-( but kept watching, wondering what might happen....
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What's it about....
It's night over Europe, the night of the 2nd of May 1945. A crippled Lancaster Bomber struggles home across the English Channel, all crew dead save for the young pilot desperately scanning the radio for signs of life. His prayers are answered. June (Hunter), a young radio operator, picks up his signal, and in the final moments of the young flyer's life, a special bond is formed. The next morning washed up on an English beach, Squadron Leader Peter Carter (Niven) is alive,...

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