Alan Parker died after a long illness

The author of the paintings of the Midnight Express, angel Heart, Mississippi burning, Angela’s Ashes and the bird died at the age of 76 years.

In Britain, in 77 year of life died one of the founders of the British Guild of Directors and chair of the British Council on cinematography, film Director Alan Parker. On Friday, July 31, reported The Independent.

It is noted that the author of the films Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express, the Wall, Evita, and others left, and after a long illness.

Parker, born in 1944 in London, has received seven awards of the British Academy and has twice been nominated for an Oscar as best Director. In 2002 he was knighted.

Director David Puttnam said that Parker “was my oldest and closest friend – I was always in awe of his talent. My life and the lives of many other people who loved and respected him, will never be the same”.

Earlier in the US at the age of 80 years died screenwriter and Director Joel Schumacher, who directed the famous picture of Batman and Robin and Batman forever.

Also in ‘ 96 died, American animator gene Deitch, who was one of the creators of the cartoon Tom and Jerry.

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