Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven Poster

Release Date: 2004

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 24 min

Plot Summary
Aging handyman Eddie (Jon Voight) dies himself while saving a small child from death. Soon after his final breath, he enters the pearly gates and is reunited with a quintet of people who played important roles in his life. Each dweller of heaven recreates a crucial event from Eddie's time on earth in order to answer his life's most troubling questions and give meaning to the tragedies he encountered, such as the early death of his beloved wife, Marguerite (Dagmara Dominczyk).

Cast: Jon Voight, Ellen Burstyn, Jeff Daniels, Michael Imperioli, Callum Keith Rennie, Rebecca Jenkins, Dagmara Dominczyk, Steven Grayhm

Director: Lloyd Kramer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Hallmark Entertainment

Keywords: Sacrifice, Emotional, 2000s, Love, Transformation, 1930s, Father, 1940s, Wife, 1950s

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)