A Matter of Life and Death

Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
1946    1h 44m    PG
Fantasy, Drama, Romance,
When a young RAF pilot miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake and dispatch an angel to collect him.
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Cast of A Matter of Life and Death
  • David NivenPeter Carter
  • Kim HunterJune
  • Roger LiveseyDoctor Reeves
  • Marius GoringConductor 71
  • Robert CooteBob Trubshawe
  • Kathleen ByronAn Angel
  • Richard AttenboroughAn English Pilot
  • Bonar ColleanoAn American Pilot
  • Joan MaudeChief Recorder
  • Robert AtkinsThe Vicar
  • Edwin MaxDr. Mc.Ewen
  • Betty PotterMrs. Tucker
  • Abraham SofaerThe Judge
  • Raymond MasseyAbraham Farlan
  • Robert ArdenGI Playing Snout (uncredited)
  • Robert BeattyUS Crewman (uncredited)
  • Eric CawthorneGoatherd (uncredited)
  • Tommy DugganPatrick Aloyusius Mahoney (uncredited)
  • Leslie DwyerARP Warden (uncredited)
  • John LongdenNarrator (voice) (uncredited)
  • Lois MaxwellActress (uncredited)
  • Wally PatchCivil Defence Stretcher Bearer (uncredited)
  • Laurence PayneProsecuting Counsel (uncredited)
  • Robert RiettiMan in Stairway (uncredited)
  • Roger SnowdonJames Monahan (uncredited)
  • Emile StemmlerBritish Serviceman (uncredited)
  • Wendy ThompsonNurse (uncredited)
  • Frederick ValkRAF Chaplain (uncredited)
  • Joan VerneyGirl (uncredited)
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