A Matter of Life and Death - UK (1946), fantasy romantic drama written and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. A pilot (David Niven) with brain damage after bailing out is torn between this world and the next. Commissioned by the wartime Ministry of Information, as a propagandist attempt to smooth over fractured post-war US/UK relations. In the tale of two worlds, beautifully shot by Jack Cardiff, love is proved to be the all-conquering force. With Kim Hunter, Marius Goring and Richard Attenborough.
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