A Matter of Life & Death + Intro + Post-screening discussion

Directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger

Powell and Pressburger’s most imaginative Technicolor foray into wartime cinema. Airman Peter Carter’s (David Niven’s) should be dead, but a Heavenly messenger fails to claim him. A celestial court must now decide his Fate.   

Screening as part of Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network.

Event/ Ian Christie, film historian and Powell-Pressburger expert, will introduce this screening and lead a post-film discussion. 


104 minutes


Country of origin:
Great Britain

Year of production:

This screening has no adverts or trailers and starts at the advertised time