DVD
English
Title
Mississippi burning
Director
Alan Parker 1944-2020
Author of screenplay
Chris Gerolmo
Actor
Gene Hackman Willem Dafoe
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: MGM DVD, 2001 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1988
Playing time
121 min.
EAN
5050070007176

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About Alan Parker

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Sir Alan William Parker (14 February 1944 – 31 July 2020) was an English filmmaker. His early career, beginning in his late teens, was spent as a copywriter and director of television advertisements. After about ten years of filming adverts, many of which won awards for creativity, he began screenwriting and directing films.

Parker was known for using a wide range of filmmaking styles and working in differing genres. He directed musicals, including Bugsy Malone (1976), Fame (1980), Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982), The Commitments (1991) and Evita (1996); true-story dramas, including Midnight Express (1978), Mississippi Burning (1988), Come See the Paradise (1990) and Angela's Ashes (1999); family dramas, including Shoot the Moon (1982), and horrors and thrillers including Angel Heart (1987) and The Life of David Gale (2003).

His films won nineteen BAF…Read more on Wikipedia

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