There’s no reference to Christmas or Santa, but “Cabin in the Sky” is full of heavenly imagery and the spiritual struggles within a man. In the seasonal tug between materialism and morality, I find it the perfect holiday film.
Little Joe Jackson has money problems, gambling with some dangerous gangsters… and he has woman problems too. But after taking a bullet at a nightclub, Joe has some business to do with the Almighty. As he lays at the brink of death, which way will he go - the redemptive path of righteousness and salvation, or the drinking and womanizing of his past?