A Matter of Life and Death Solarmovie

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)


When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and despatch an angel to collect him.

A Matter of Life and Death Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.8/10 from 194 votes
Release Date: 1946-12-15
Status: Released
Run time: 104 min / 1:44
Production Studio : The Archers, J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Production Country: United Kingdom


David Niven
as Peter Carter
Kim Hunter
as June
Kathleen Byron
as An Angel
Richard Attenborough
as An English Pilot
Robert Coote
as Bob
Bonar Colleano
as An American Pilot
Joan Maude
as Chief Recorder
Marius Goring
as Conductor 71
Roger Livesey
as Doctor Reeves
Robert Atkins
as The Vicar
Edwin Max
as Dr. Mc.Ewen
Betty Potter
as Mrs. Tucker
Abraham Sofaer
as The Judge
Raymond Massey
as Abraham Farlan
Lois Maxwell
as Actress (uncredited)


Camera Geoffrey Unsworth Camera Operator
Camera Jack Cardiff Director of Photography
Editing Reginald Mills Editor
Art Alfred Junge Production Design
Writing Emeric Pressburger Screenplay
Directing Emeric Pressburger Director
Production Emeric Pressburger Producer
Writing Michael Powell Screenplay
Directing Michael Powell Director
Production Michael Powell Producer
Sound Walter Goehr Conductor
Costume & Make-Up Joseph Bato Costume Design
Production George R. Busby Producer's Assistant
Costume & Make-Up George Blackler Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Hein Heckroth Costume Design
Production Pat MacDonnell Casting
Production Adele Raymond Casting
Crew Douglas Woolsey Special Effects
Sound Allan Gray Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Ida Mills Hairstylist
Production Robert C. Foord Unit Manager
Crew Henry Harris Special Effects
Camera George Minassian Assistant Camera
Camera Jim Body Focus Puller
Directing Parry Jones Jr. Assistant Director