3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
good cast helps this slightly overlong but imaginative film.,
This review is from: Between Two Worlds [DVD]  [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] (DVD)
this is a rather unique film from "warner bros." "between two worlds" deals with the slightly more unusual and other-worldly aspects of life - and death.
a group of people onboard a cruise liner, seemingly have no idea where they are bound after being caught in an air raid blast at the film's beginning. only two passengers know the real circumstances but can they convince the others?
the cast is a fine one: john garfield, sidney greenstreet, paul henreid(they take the acting honours in my opinion), george tobias, eleanor parker, george coulouris, edmund gwenn and others.
the one disappointment though, is that the plot is rather over-stretched and i consider the film's running time to be at least 10 minutes too long. as it stands, there is a bit of tedium here and there. even so, this production is worth sitting through as the final hour or more is when the proceedings become more interesting and thought-provoking.
the scene where sidney greenstreet as a man of the cloth decides the passengers fates, is a highlight and contains both marvellous acting and dialogue.