A Matter of Life and Death, the romantic fantasy that sees David Niven's unflappable WWII pilot go up against a celestial court in a fight for his life and his love, is back in the dock for its UK/Ireland reissue and the verdict is in: Powell and Pressburger's boundary-traversing treat is a masterpiece, all the more heavenly thanks to a new 4K restoration.
Court is in session in cinemas across the UK/Ireland now, with screenings continuing into 2018.
The Times, Classic Film of the Week-
- Heaven On Earth - Kermode Uncut
- Thelma Schoonmaker on the Technicolor magic of A Matter of Life and Death - The Guardian
- Revisiting A Matter of Life and Death - Den of Geek
- Five reasons to watch A Matter of Life and Death - BFI Online
- Phantom threads: original costume designs for A Matter of Life and Death - BFI Online