Year: 1989
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Audrey Hepburn
Steven Spielberg's first overly sentimental adult film, when he first lost his taste for pioneering technologies to bring the most memorable images in history to the screen.

Pete (Richard Dreyfuss) is an aerial firefighter killed in action, and after everyone seemingly moves on, including his devastated Dorinda girlfriend (Hunter), all seems normal.

Except that, with the help of angel Hap (Hepburn), Pete hasn't moved on, and he discovers it's his destiny to be a guardian angel to a young up and comer the same way a former spirit mentored him years before without him knowing, an assignment he seems happy with until Dorinda starts falling for the new guy and Pete must learn to let go and move on himself.

A nice idea, but it drowns in sugar, Spielberg and the writers heaping it on in bigger spoonfuls as the film progresses until the sweetness overdosed ending.

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