The Films Of Michael Powell

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First, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's classic fantasy/romance "A Matter Of Life And Death" (1946) stars David Niven as a WWII British pilot who miraculously survives a crash and goes on to fall for American WAC Kim Hunter. When a brain injury suffered in the accident leaves Niven near death, his spirit is summoned before a heavenly court where he pleads to be allowed to return to Earth. With Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey. aka: "Stairway To Heaven." And, Powell directs "Age Of Consent" (1969), an engaging adaptation of the semi-autobiographical novel by Norman Lindsay. A burned-out artist (James Mason) travels to Australia where he finds unexpected inspiration in the beautiful form of a sexy young woman (Helen Mirren) who models in the nude for him in order for her to earn enough money to leave home and become a hairdresser. Jack MacGowran co-stars. 3 1/2 hrs. total on two discs. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French; audio commentary; featurettes; interviews.
 
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