A matter of life and death
(DVD) 

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Published
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sound, color, black and white; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages ; illustrations ; folded to 19 x 12 cm) 
Rating
MPAA rating: PG.
Status
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
9781681434841
UPC
715515218610

Notes

General Note
Full screen.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1946.
General Note
Program notes (1 folded sheet) with essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek inserted in container.
General Note
Special features on disc 1: audio commentary from 2009 featuring film scholar Ian Christie; restoration demonstration ; on disc 2: new interview with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, director Michael Powell's widow; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on the film's visual effects and production design; interview from 2009 with filmmaker Martin Scorsese; The colour merchant, a 1998 short film by Craig McCall featuring cinematographer Jack Cardiff.
General Note
Title from title frame.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Allan Gray ; photography, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Reginald Mills ; costumes, Hein Heckroth.
Participants/Performers
David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Kim Hunter, Marius Goring, Abraham Sofaer, Robert Coote, Joan Maude, Kathleen Byron, Bonar Calleano, Richard Attenborough.
Description
After miraculously surviving a jump from his burning plane, RAF pilot Peter Carter encounters the American radio operator to whom he has just delivered his dying wishes and, face-to-face on a tranquil English beach, the pair fall in love. When a messenger from the afterlife arrives to correct the clerical error that spared his life, Peter must mount a fierce defense for his right to stay on earth.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 4:3 presentation; Dolby digital 1.0; mono.
Language
In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Massey, R., Sofaer, A., Rank, J. A., Pressburger, E., Powell, M., Niven, D., Mills, R., Maude, J., Gray, A., Livesey, R., Hunter, K., Heckroth, H., Goring, M., Coote, R., Colleano, B., Cardiff, J., Byron, K., & Attenborough, R. (2018). A matter of life and death (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Raymond, Massey et al.. 2018. A Matter of Life and Death. [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Raymond, Massey et al.. A Matter of Life and Death [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Massey, Raymond,, et al. A Matter of Life and Death Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2018.

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