Pink Floyd the Wall
Dir: Alan Parker
UK, 1982, 95min
Cast: Bob Geldof, Bob Hoskins, Jenny Wright
One of the most surreal and politically charged musicals ever made, Pink Floyd the Wall reworks the seminal 1979 album from Britain’s foremost psychedelic rockers into a nightmarish dreamscape of paranoia and oppression. Bob Geldof stars as Pink, an isolated rock star, wrestling with memories of his father’s death, an abusive childhood and the price of fame. Looking to protect himself from a world he believes is against him, Pink’s subconscious creates a metaphorical wall, only for the tortured artist to devolve into a fascistic dictator leading a Nazi-esque hate rally. Directed by Alan Parker (Midnight Express , Evita ) and featuring iconic animated sequences from political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, Pink Floyd the Wall is an operatic assault on the senses, brimming with nostalgia and impassioned rebellion.
1983 BAFTA Film Award, Best Original Song and Best Sound Awards
Post-screening talk with Keeto Lam
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- Post-screening discussion with the director
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- Post-screening talk
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