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The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary, Music  |  21 July 1990 (East Germany)
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A recording of the 1990 Berlin benefit concert in which Roger Waters leads an all star cast in performing his famous concept album.

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The Band
Berliner Rundfunk Chor ...
(as The East Berlin Rundfunk Choir)
Berliner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester ...
(as The East Berlin Rundfunk Orchestra)
The Bleeding Heart Band
Graham Broad
Paul Carrack ...
Himself
Leonard Cheshire ...
Introduction (as Group Captain Leonard Cheshire)
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The Prosecutor
Rick Danko ...
Himself (as The Band)
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The Schoolmaster
Andy Fairweather Low
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The Mother (act two)
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The Judge
James Galway
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A global television broadcast of the event in which former Pink Floyd leader singer and composer Roger Waters led an all-star cast in a mammoth benefit performance of his acclaimed concept album/concert, The Wall, in support of The War Memorial Fund for Disaster Relief. Set in Berlin, Germany less than a year after the destruction of the hated Berlin Wall, Waters was accompanied by disparate talents such as Cyndi Lauper, James Galway, Joni Mitchell and Albert Finney in the classic dark musical tale of a rock star's descent into madness and back. The performance was subsequently released as a top-selling video. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Shot on Potsdamer Platz, the no man's land between East and West Germany, the producers didn't know if the area would be filled with mines - no one did. Before setting up, they did a sweep of the area and found a slew of munitions and a previously unknown Nazi, S.S. bunker, the very same as Hitler had lived his last days as seen in the movie "Der Untergang". See more »

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A well produced video of a superb concert.
26 October 2003 | by (Pa, USA) – See all my reviews

This video will inspire the Pink Floyd and Roger Waters fan. The production values are very high, but the video is not overproduced. You will get a birds eye view of one of the best concerts of all time. Most of the guest musicians perform brilliantly and with feeling (E.G. Sinead O Conner, Bryan Adams ,Cyndi Lauper and Thomas Dolby). If you own the album 'The Wall' you must own this video. Become one of the 300,000+ audience members as you experience the wall built in front of your eyes. Even if you prefer David Gilmour's take on Pink Floyd you will appreciate this rendition as a powerful tribute to the album.


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