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Nicholas Waller Your Favorite Music Scenes in Film (178* d) RE: Your Favorite Music Scenes in Film 29 Jun 10


What about - the theme that haunts A Matter of Life and Death, the 1946 Powell and Pressburger movie in which David Niven has cheated death and then met a girl - he feels burning love for the girl and also extreme survivor guilt (the film is set over the very last days of the European bit of WW2), manifesting in a hallucinogenic brain problem complete with virtual trial by an afterlife that's still after him. One example on YouTube here.

If you're interested in the accuracy of the neurology background to the film, check out Diane Friedman's A Matter of Life and Death: The Brain Revealed by the Mind of Michael Powell.


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