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3Sir Alan William Parker, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever CBE]] (14 February 1944 31 July 2020) was an English film director and screenwriter. He worked with a wide range of filmmaking styles in many different genres, ranging from musicals to dramas to horror films and thrillers.
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5!!Filmography:
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7* ''Film/BugsyMalone'' (1976)
8* ''Film/MidnightExpress'' (1978)
9* ''Film/{{Fame}}'' (1980)
10* ''Film/ShootTheMoon'' (1982)
11* ''[[Music/TheWall Pink Floyd - The Wall]]'' (1982)
12* ''Film/{{Birdy}}'' (1984)
13* ''Film/AngelHeart'' (1987)
14* ''Film/MississippiBurning'' (1988)
15* ''Film/ComeSeeTheParadise'' (1990)
16* ''Film/TheCommitments'' (1991)
17* ''Film/TheRoadToWellville'' (1994)
18* ''Music/{{Evita}}'' (1996)
19* ''Literature/AngelasAshes'' (1999)
20* ''Film/TheLifeOfDavidGale'' (2003)
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23!!Tropes associated with the director:
24* CreatorKiller: The commercial and critical failure of ''Film/TheLifeOfDavidGale'' effectively ended Alan Parker's career. Despite various attempts he was unable to raise the necessary funding for any further projects and never directed again. In 2016, Parker officially announced his retirement from the film industry and died in 2020.

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