animated movie Pink Floyd - The Wall © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Goldcrest Films International / Tin Blue
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Pink Floyd - The Wall

Based on Pink Floyd's massively succesful 1979 double album, and highly autobiographical of Floyd songwriter Roger Waters, 'The Wall' tells the story of 'Pink'; a musician increasingly isolated from people his own humanity by drug use and excess. It starts with Pink's childhood, his coddling mother, his persecuation at school for being 'artistic', his artistic rise to stardom, and his eventual mental collapse, whose only remedy is to tear down the emotional wall which he has built around himself.

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A showcase for Gerald Scarfe's confronting animation, and Roger Waters' psycho-ironic rock star lunacy. During the few shows of 'The Wall', Floyd, under Waters' coreography, performed behind a huge wall...
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A part of the past ! There is very little animation in this film. As mentioned on this site - not for children. I saw this film in the theater when it first...
Created by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Goldcrest Films International, Tin Blue
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Directed by: Alan Parker and Gerald Scarfe
Produced by: Alan Marshall
Executive Producers: Stephen O'Rourke
Musical Score by: Roger Waters, Bob Ezrin and David Gilmour
Songs by: Roger Waters
Writing Credits: Roger Waters
Animated by: Chris Caunter, Les Matjas, Alastair McIlwain and Greg Miller

animated movie Pink Floyd - The Wall © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Goldcrest Films International / Tin Blue'The Wall' recruited the talents of director Alan Parker and ilustrator Gerald Scarfe. Their respective careers would benefit substantially from their association with the movie.

Parker is director of live action segments. Scarfe is director of animated segments.

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