Stairway to Heaven (also know as A Matter of Life and Death) full movie is released on Mar 01, 1947. Watch Stairway to Heaven online - the English Drama movie from United Kingdom , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $124,241. Stairway to Heaven is directed by Michael Powell,Emeric Pressburger and created by Michael Powell with David Niven and Kim Hunter.

Returning to England from a bombing run in May 1945, pilot Peter Carter's plane is damaged and his parachute ripped to shreds. He has his crew bail out safely, but figures it is curtains for himself. He gets on the radio, and talks to June, a young American woman working for the U.S. Army Air Forces, and they are quite moved by each other's voices. Then he jumps, preferring this to burning up with his plane. He wakes up in the surf. It was his time to die, but there was a mix-up in heaven. They couldn't find him in all that fog. By the time his "Conductor" catches up with him twenty hours later, Peter and June have met and fallen in love. This changes everything, and since it happened through no fault of his own, Peter figures that heaven owes him a second chance. Heaven agrees to a trial to decide his fate.

As know as:

A Matter of Life and Death, En sak om liv og død, Въпрос на живот и смърт, Otázka zivota a smrti, Scala al paradiso


United Kingdom


English, French, Russian

Production Companies:

The Archers

Gross worldwide:



Neither Heaven nor Earth could keep them apart!, The Greatest Experience In The Emotion Of Love!, THE NEAREST THING TO HEAVEN! (print ad - all caps), A NEW EXPERIENCE! (print ad - all caps), The First British Royal Command Film, The Greatest Adventure a Man Ever Lived!, The Most Wonderfully Romantic Fantasy on Earth ... or Anywhere Else, A motion picture beyond all wonder!

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