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Seth is an angel who accompanies the spirits of the recently dead to the ever after. Seth has never been human and so has never experienced touch or taste. When in the hospital however he comes across Dr. Maggie Rice, a brilliant young heart surgeon who is devoted to her profession and her patients. Seth has the power to let himself be seen but Maggie finds him far too mysterious. Seth also meets a patient, Nathaniel Messinger, who has news for him - he too was once an angel like Seth but chose to fall to Earth and become human. Seth makes a decision on his future, which does not turn out as he had expected.

Director: Brad Silberling
Writer: Wim Wenders (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin"), Peter Handke (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin"), Richard Reitinger (screenplay "Der Himmel über Berlin"), Dana Stevens (screenplay)
Production: N/A
Year: 1999
MetaScore: 54/100
ImdbRating: 6.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 10 Apr 1998
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations.


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Cast

Dr. Maggie Rice - Meg Ryan
Cassiel - Andre Braugher
Nathaniel Messinger - Dennis Franz
Jordan Ferris - Colm Feore
Teresa Messinger - Joanna Merlin
Susan - Sarah Dampf
Susan's Mother - Rhonda Dotson
Doctor - Nigel Gibbs
Man in Car - John Putch
Woman in Car - Lauri Johnson
Foreign Visitor in Car - Christian Aubert
Air Traffic Controller - Jay Patterson
Jimmy, Anesthesiologist - Shishir Kurup
Tom, Surgical Fellow - Brian Markinson
Scrub Nurse - Hector Velasquez
Circulating Nurse #1 - Marlene Kanter
Circulating Nurse #2 - Bernard White
Mr. Balford - Dan Desmond
Mrs. Balford - Deirdre O'Connell
Balford's Daughter - Kim Murphy
Balford's Son - Chad Lindberg
Convenience Store Clerk - Alexander Folk
Holdup Man - Rainbow Borden
Old Man in Library - Harper Roisman
Librarian - Sid Hillman
Nurse in Messinger's Room - Wanda-Lee Evans
Station Nurse - Wanda Christine
Waiter at Johnnie's - E.J. Callahan
Messinger's Daughter - Tudi Roche
Frank, Messinger's Son-in-Law - David Moreland
Hannah, Messinger's Granddaughter - Kristina Malota
Construction Foreman (as Stan Davis) - William Stanford Davis
Construction Worker - Mik Scriba
Construction Worker - Nick Offerman
Asian Woman (as Kieu-Chinh) - Kieu Chinh
Big Orderly (as Geoffrey A. Thorne) - Geoffrey Thorne
Mack Truck Driver - Peter Spellos
Store Clerk - Jim Kline
Sewing Woman - Cherene Snow
Hannah's Friend - Keaton Tyndall
Hannah's Friend - Kylie Tyndall
Angel in library at computers - Amy Brenneman
Angel In Library - Cabran E. Chamberlain
Student - Tanya Douglas
Little Boy - Alexander Gould
Girl Lover in Car - Aymara Limma
Construction Worker - Steve Mora
Pregnant Woman - Elisabeth Shue
Library Angel - Jimi Wheeler