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Heaven Can Wait
- Ernst Lubitsch

Overview - A sharp romantic comedy with the Lubitsch touch. When a dearly departed former playboy (Ameche) goes to Hell, he must convince the ruler of the realm of darkness that he has come to the right place. He recounts his life story including his unfaithfulness to his beautiful wife (Tierney), but as his life flashes in front of his eyes, he and the devil find he was a terribly good father, a horribly loyal husband and a hideously kindhearted soul.  Read more...

 
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Overview

A sharp romantic comedy with the Lubitsch touch. When a dearly departed former playboy (Ameche) goes to Hell, he must convince the ruler of the realm of darkness that he has come to the right place. He recounts his life story including his unfaithfulness to his beautiful wife (Tierney), but as his life flashes in front of his eyes, he and the devil find he was a terribly good father, a horribly loyal husband and a hideously kindhearted soul. Academy Award Nominations: Best Color Cinematography, Best Picture, Best Director.

Cast List

Signe Hasso - Swedish Actress
Spring Byington - American Supporting Actress
Louis Calhern - American Actor
Allyn Joslyn - American Character Actor
Don Ameche - American actor
Dominic Felix Amici - American actor
Charles Halton - Actor, worked with Wilder, Lubitsch, and Wyler, '10s-'50s
Charles Coburn - American Character Actor
Eugene Pallette - American Character Actor
Marjorie Main - Character actress, THE EGG AND I
Ernst Lubitsch - German Director, TROUBLE IN PARADISE (1932)
James Basevi - Production Designer/Efx
Alfred Newman - Composer/Conductor/D.1970
Edward Cronjager - American Director of Photography
Lazlo Bus-Fekete - Playwright Heaven Can Wait
Thomas Little
Laird Cregar - American Character Actor
Samson Raphaelson - Screenwriter/Playwright
Gene Tierney - American actress, LAURA
Dorothy Spencer - Editor
Rene Hubert - Costume Designer

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 112
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 715515016322
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: June 2005

Related Categories:
Movies > Comedies

Related Keywords:
Afterlife
Ghosts
Vintage
Betrayal
Hell
Heaven
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Reviews:
"...[A] Technicolor 'Man Confronts Satan' fantasy, directed by the incomparable Ernst Lubitsch....With Gene Tierney and an astonishing cast of character-actor legends..." - 03/09/1990 USA Today, p.3D


"Lubitsch nimbly conveys the passage of time..." - 06/17/2005 Entertainment Weekly, p.64-65

 
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