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Defending Your Life


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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Director: Albert Brooks

Daniel Miller isn't having a good week. For starters, he died after he got hit by a bus. Then he discovers that in the afterlife he must defend his actions on Earth in order to ascend to a higher plane of existence. While awaiting judgment, he falls in love with Julia, whose near-perfect life on Earth seemingly makes her a shoe-in for ascension. However, Daniel's actions in his lifetime might not be enough for him to move on.

Cast :

  • Albert Brooks
  • Daniel Miller
  • Meryl Streep
  • Julia
  • Rip Torn
  • Bob Diamond
  • Lee Grant
  • Lena Foster
  • Buck Henry
  • Dick Stanley
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • Herself
  • Michael Durrell
  • Agency Head
  • Marilyn Rockafellow
  • Helen
Producers :
Robert Grand , Michael Grillo
Writers :
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