A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes ... See full summary »
Live versions of the songs, filmed in an old Pompeii amphitheater. Songs included are Echoes (split into 2 parts), Careful with that axe, Eugene, A saucerful of secrets, One of those days, ... See full summary »
A new interpretation of Pink Floyd's classic concept album updates the story from WWII to Vietnam, blending animation and archival footage with original images and live music. As rock star ... See full summary »
Longer than a music video, shorter than a feature film, this is essentially a short film version of Pink Floyd's album "The Final Cut". As such, the visual material is much the same as a ... See full summary »
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
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During the live TV transmission the second and third songs, "The Thin Ice" and "Another Brick in the Wall part I", were disrupted when a circuit breaker tripped. It was reset, but immediately tripped again. As part of the precautions against such events marring the video release of the concert not only was the previous day's full dress rehearsal filmed but the stage was also cleared (and as need be rebuilt) once the concert was over to allow further performances of any songs that had suffered from audio or video problems be re shot. Much of the footage of "The Thin Ice" and "Another Brick in the Wall part I", and some from "The Happiest Days Of Our Lives" used on the Video, Laserdisc and DVD releases is from these encore performances. See more »
Strange, hypnotic, bizarre...was there a message in there?
Most enjoyable concert with loads of big name stars wearing funny get-ups and singing the utterly unique Roger Waters productions. I loved watching the Wall being built right there stone by stone and was captivated by the thing being dismantled rapidly in a falling thunder. Must have taken lots of time and energy to build this set, and even more to rehearse all the complicated numbers. Very expensive looking props were used which includes much more than the costumes: lots of trucks, flying machines, gun toting players running to and fro, and, of course, Cyndi's glorious wig. I gotta wonder at the mentality of someone who can come up with this much eccentricity in one program; is Waters a genius or just some p*ssed off 60's jamboy?
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