Emeric Pressburger

Born: 5 December 1902, Miskolc
Died: 5 February 1988, Saxstead, Suffolk

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.

  • A Canterbury Tale

    A Canterbury Tale

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s underrated tale of the mysterious ‘glue man’ is one of their most moving films.

  • 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.

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    Deborah Kerr and Roger Livesy star in this wondrous British Technicolor classic – one of cinema’s greatest studies of ‘Englishness’.

  • '......one of our aircraft is missing'

    '......one of our aircraft is missing'

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger adventure about a bomber crew trapped in occupied Holland.

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