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A Matter of Life and Death Overview:

A Matter of Life and Death (1946) was a Fantasy - Drama Film directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and produced by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger and George R. Busby.

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Neste Mundo e no Outro / A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven, 1946)

By L? on Aug 5, 2016 From Critica Retro

Neste Mundo e no Outro / A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven, 1946) Eu nunca vou me esquecer da emo??o que senti quando vi “Os Sapatinhos Vermelhos” (1948) pela primeira vez. Uma verdade pouco repetida ? que a cor ? algo muito poderoso a ser usado no cinema, e com e... Read full article


A Matter of Life and Death

By Michael on May 9, 2012 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

A Matter of Life and Death aka Stairway to Heaven (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 1946) First, a film from the 1000 Greatest Films of All-time at They Shoot Pictures, then, one of the most celebrated offering of the association of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger commonly called Th... Read full article


Neste Mundo e no Outro (1946) / A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven, 1946)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Neste Mundo e no Outro (1946) / A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven, 1946) Eu nunca vou me esquecer da emo??o que senti quando vi “Os Sapatinhos Vermelhos” (1948) pela primeira vez. Uma verdade pouco repetida ? que a cor ? algo muito poderoso a ser usado no cinema,... Read full article


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Quotes from

Abraham Farlan: An American baby sucks in freedom with the milk of the breast on which he hangs.


June: [opening words, before faces shown on screen] Request your position. Come in, Lancaster. Come in, Lancaster.
Peter: Position - nil, repeat nil. Age - 27, 27, did you get that? Very important. Education - interrupted, violently interrupted. Religion - Church of England. Politics - Conservative by nature, Labour by experience. What's your name?


Doctor Frank Reeves: This is a court of justice, not of law.


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30-minute radio adaptation of the movie under the alternate title "Stairway to Heaven" on June 23, 1949, with David Niven reprising his film role.
Michael Powell's golden cocker spaniels Erik and Spangle make their fourth and final appearance on film in Dr. Reeves' Camera Obscura.
The judge quotes Sir Walter Scott's lines from a stanza which is part of the third Canto of :"The Lay of the Last Minstrel". Since Scott's death, the stanza has been separately published under the title 'Love'.
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