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Stairway to Heaven

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger United Kingdom, 1946

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

'Nothing is impossible.' Powell/Pressburger's exceptional scripting and direction is evident throughout this fine unique picture. Lavishly produced and scored in both technicolour and b&w the film is a feast for the senses. Interesting that the American rhetoric expunged by Massey in the courtroom scenes isn't far removed from today's political climate.