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Film director Alan Parker dies at the age of 76

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by archie1959, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. archie1959

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    He directed 14 features and wrote six of those, and was especially expert at music-oriented films.
    Films directed include the following:
    Bugsy Malone
    Midnight Express
    Fame
    Shoot The Moon
    Pink Floyd-The Wall
    Birdy
    Angel Heart
    Mississippi Burning
    The Commitments
     
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    RIP, what did he die of?
     
  4. archie1959

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    The director's family said he died Friday in London after a long illness.
    He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002 (forgot to add that on Friday)
     
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    RIP, Mississippi burning is one of my favorites....