Director of “The Wall”, Alan Parker, dies

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According to ScreenDaily.com British filmmaker, Alan Parker, died today (July 31st ) due to a long-time illness. He was 76 years old.

Parker was one of the best filmmakers in Britain with his movies having won 19 Bafta awards, 10 Golden Globes and 6 Oscars. Some of his most popular films were: : “Bugsy Malone”, “Midnight Express”, “Mississippi Burning”, “The Commitments”, “Evita”, “Fame”, “Birdy”, “Angel Heart”, “Angela’s Ashes”.

In 1982 he directed the musical “The Wall”, which as you know, was based on Pink Floyd’s album with the same title, which was released in 1979.