British Director and screenwriter Alan Parker died at the age of 76 years. About it reports a portal of sorts, citing the British film Institute. It is known that he died after a long illness.
Among his most famous works — “Midnight Express”, “Evita”, “Wall”, “the Heart of an angel”, “Mississippi burning”. Alan Parker, winner of four BAFTA awards, he was awarded the Grand Prix at the Cannes festival and was twice nominated for “Oscar”. His latest film “the Life of David Gale” when he opened in 2003.
Alan Parker led the British Director’s Guild and was a founder of the British Committee for the movie. In 2002, for services to the British film industry received the title of knight.