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Stairway to Heaven

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger United Kingdom, 1946

mubianer's rating of the film A Matter of Life and Death

35mm (technicolour season, Cinemateket, Oslo) Inventive and impressive in many ways when thinking about when it was made. But why is it not more than very good, not a masterpiece? I think it's something about the film language. Welles for example was much more sophisticated around the same time. I loved the table tennis sequence. ***½