A Matter of Life and Death
DIRECTOR: MICHAEL POWELL & EMERIC PRESSBURGER
CAST: DAVID NIVEN, KIM HUNTER, RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH
CINEMATOGRAPHY - JACK CARDIFF
World War II RAF pilot David Niven, going down fast over the English Channel, makes a last minute connection to American radio operator Kim Hunter before he bails out, sans parachute. Then, in one of cinema’s most magical conceits, the angel of death loses him in the fog! Heaven wants him, but he is determined to stay on Earth with his new love, and is willing to fight for it in celestial court.