A Matter of Life and Death

Also Known As

A vida o muerte ( Spain ), Ask ve ölüm ( Turkey ), Caso de Vida ou Morte ( Portugal ), En sag om liv eller død ( Denmark ), Escalera al cielo ( Uruguay ), Irrtum im Jenseits ( Austria / Germany ), Kysymys elämästä ja kuolemasta ( Finland ), Neste Mundo E no Outro ( Brazil ), Scala al paradiso ( Italy ), Stairway to Heaven ( USA ), Störst är kärleken ( Sweden ), Une question de vie ou de mort ( Belgium / France ), Zitima zois kai thanatou ( Greece )

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A Matter of Life and Death

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David Niven

Peter Carter

Kim Hunter

June

Robert Coote

Bob Trubshawe

Kathleen Byron

An Angel

Storyline

Returning to England from a bombing run in May 1945, flyer Peter Carter's plane is damaged and his parachute ripped to shreds. He has his crew bail out safely, but figures it is curtains for himself. He gets on the radio, and talks to June, a young American woman working for the USAAF, and they are quite moved by each other's voices. Then he jumps, preferring this to burning up with his plane. He wakes up in the surf. It was his time to die, but there was a mixup in ... more


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Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know.03 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

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Thanks30 November 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know03 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

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thanks03 February 2011

Thanks, I might have to check this out one of these days.

type casting

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Interesting movie23 January 2011

If you are a fan of old-time movies, I'm sure you have already discovered this film. But it's worth a second viewing.

type casting

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Interesting movie23 January 2011

If you are a fan of old-time movies, I\'m sure you have already discovered this film. But it\'s worth a second viewing.

Hiker

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A Matter of Life and Death24 October 2009

This is a wonderful movie. It is the opposite of The Wizard of Oz; real life is in color, "heaven" is in black and white. One character says "One is so starved of technicolor up there!" The actors are all terrific and you don't want this movie to end!

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