Films byTexts by Emeric Pressburger
FILM
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1947, 101’

A group of Anglican nuns travel to a remote location in the Himalayas (the Palace of Mopu, near Darjeeling in the Bengal Presidency of British India) to set up a school and hospital for the local people.

FILM
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1946, 104’

A British wartime aviator cheats death and must argue for his life before a celestial court after someone is sent down to Earth to retrieve him. Only in the meantime, something unexpected happens: love.

 

“Where were you born?”

“Boston.”

“Massachusetts?”

FILM
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, 1944, 124’

“Well, there are more ways than one of getting close to your ancestors. Follow the old road, and as you walk, think of them and of the old England. They climbed Chillingbourne Hill, just as you. They sweated and paused for breath just as you did today.