Stairway to Heaven (1946)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.




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  • Raymond Massey in Stairway to Heaven (1946)
  • David Niven and Kim Hunter at an event for Stairway to Heaven (1946)

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13 August 2006 | Jmhl3
Simply Beautiful
A Matter of Life and Death had me stunned when I first saw it. The marvellous opening, makes you feel like you are floating among the stars in a place of your own. Then it moves to the horrors of war and the down side of life, men dead and more to follow. The story has already been told a thousand times by other reviewers who were as enchanted by this film as I was. The cinematography, the story, everything was just right. In my book it is the greatest film ever made. I liked the way that the earth is in sometimes beautiful, sometimes gritty Technicolour, then what is above is in mystical Black and White. To my dying days I will always love this film. See it before you die.

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