A Matter of Life and Death

Running time: 104 mins


Set in a gorgeously photographed Technicolor England and a monochrome heaven, A Matter of Life and Death took the imaginative daring of jointly credited writer-producer-directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger to new heights.

David Niven plays a British airman who survives a plane crash and falls in love with an American radio operator (Kim Hunter), only to be summoned to the afterlife by a heavenly ‘Conductor’ (Marius Goring). But is heaven just a hallucination brought on by brain injury?

Showing as part of the BFI season, Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell & Pressburger. 

Showing Times

Sunday, 22nd October

Monday, 23rd October

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