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Stairway to Heaven

Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger United Kingdom, 1946

Daniel S.'s rating of the film A Matter of Life and Death

The Hereafter according to Powell/Pressburger's imagination. Not very exciting at first glance. They keep some of the three monotheistic religions's imagery like Angels and the idea that you'll be judged in the afterlife. Niven's trial gives off a peculiar and perceptible anti-American flavour. I loved the no end staircase and the rational Doctor Frank Reeves. A movie to have in one's library.