Not to be confused with It's a Wonderful Life. It Was a Wonderful Life is a 1993 documentary film about homeless women in the United States. It won the Gold Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. It was also nominated for an award by the International Documentary Association and for Best Documentary at the Hawaii International Film Festival. The film follows six homeless women who were once part of the middle class and explores what caused them to become homeless. It was narrated by Jodie Foster.