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Heaven (1987)

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Stephen Augustine ...
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A series of interviews are conducted concerning people's beliefs towards the possibility of an afterlife. The interviews are filmed against a set of strange backdrops, and are intercut with clips from classic films and a variety of stock footage. Written by Jennifer Harrison

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17 April 1987 (USA)  »

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Alles über Himmel und Hölle  »

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Features Stairway to Heaven (1946) See more »

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That's Heaven To Me
Written and Performed by Sam Cooke
Published by ABKCO Music, Inc. (BMI)
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Fantastic Insights and Interviews
30 April 2001 | by (Eugene, OR. USA) – See all my reviews

A wonderfully entertaining look at Heaven through the eyes of those who believe in the fairy tale. Diane sets up her interviews in interesting mini-sets, and chooses her interviewees carefully and for a specific reason, which becomes clear when watching the movie. The film quality is grainy, and there are classic edited portions of movies from the early black and white era, but it adds to the affect. This is really a cult classic, and will be re-discovered in a few years for sure.

Why not rent it now. (I found a used laserdisc on ebay) Hopefully it will be re-released on DVD, with directors commentary. I would love to see follow-up interviews with some of the folks.


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