21 wins & 28 nominations.
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Directed "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" by Madonna
for the Evita
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Sir Alan William Parker | Sir Alan Parker
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[meeting an unknown Paul Thomas Anderson
at a parking lot after an event at the USC film school] As I pulled away I could see in my mirror a young man chasing after me, waving a videotape. He ran alongside, banging at the window. I stopped, wound down the window, and he thrust the videotape through the window saying he'd made a short film and really wanted me to look at it. The short was The Dirk
One of Parker's idols Fred Zinnemann
became an unlikely mentor and would often agree to see many of his films before anyone else.
His films often have a dark, noirish look to them. They are often lit in very dark colors.