Michael Powell

Born: 30 September 1905, Bekesbourne, Kent
Died: 19 February 1990, Avening, Gloucesters

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Highlighted works

  • A Matter of Life and Death

    A Matter of Life and Death

    In Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s audacious Technicolor fantasy, WWII airman David Niven finds himself summoned to heaven after surviving a plane crash that should have killed him.

  • The Red Shoes

    The Red Shoes

    In Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s visually ravishing Technicolor masterpiece, a young ballerina is torn between the demands of love and art.

  • Blackmail

    Blackmail

    A woman kills a man in self-defence but falls victim to a blackmailer in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, made in both silent and sound versions.

  • Champagne

    Champagne

    Alfred Hitchcock directs the fizzy tale of a millionaire who pretends to lose his fortune to teach his wayward daughter a lesson.

Filmography

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