When angels decide to test human nature, everyman George McWhirter Fotheringay is suddenly given the power to perform miracles. As George uses his gift and tries to create his idea of utopia, his acts are met with disbelief.
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A moral parable a la The Twilight Zone - highlighting the best and worst of Wells' theology (he gets sole writing credit - making it a curioso célèbre). In a way, its an inverse of Job's famous tale of woe. The script is witty and, in parts, poignant. The nonchalant psychological acceptance of our Average Man's miracle prowess is refreshing, even after a generation's worth of filmmaking.