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Stairway to Heaven

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger United Kingdom, 1946

Blake GOBLE's rating of the film A Matter of Life and Death

Not merely a great film, but I would argue, that this is the best first 10 minutes of any film I've seen. Out of the cosmos, comes a scared David Niven, going down and falling in love. All of it handsomely, perfectly captured. An oddly optimistic story.