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A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death
A restoration of Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger's 1946 masterpiece.

After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, British air force pilot Peter Carter (David Niven) encounters the American radio operator (Kim Hunter) to whom he has just delivered his dying wishes. Now face-to-face on a tranquil English beach, the pair fall in love. When a messenger from the hereafter arrives to correct the bureaucratic error that spared his life, Peter must traverse time and space, and mount a fierce defense for his right to stay on Earth. Featuring phenomenal cinematography by Jack Cardiff.
Director: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
Run time: 104 mins
Format: DCP

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