The British director died at 76 Alan Parker, author of films such as Midnight Escape, Mississippi Burning, Will be Famous and Evita. The British Film Institute announced this, explaining that the filmmaker died after a “long illness”.
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Born in Islington on February 14, 1944, in his career Parker has collected two Oscar nominations for best director for Midnight Escape (which won two statuettes) and for Mississippi Burning. Even Saranno famous was awarded two Oscars.
The director also won numerous Bafta and Golden Globe awards. In 1985 he won the Jury Grand Prix in Cannes for Birdy – The wings of freedom. Among his most famous works The Wall, cinematographic transposition of the concept album The Wall, made in 1979 by Pink Floyd, presented out of competition in Cannes.
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