It’s a Wonderful Life
James Stewart’s despairing everyman finds a guardian angel in Frank Capra’s small-town masterpiece.
Dir Frank Capra
With James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
George Bailey is a small-town family man who’s having a rough time. When a guardian angel appears he shows George how his good deeds have had a positive influence on the lives of those around him and tries to steer him back to happiness. This beautifully crafted film features powerful performances all round and is now considered one of the greatest Christmas films of all time.