24 wins & 30 nominations.
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Directed "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" by Madonna
for the Evita
4 Interviews |
4 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
Sir Alan Parker CBE | Sir Alan William Parker | Sir Alan Parker
Parker, William Leslie
| Ellen, Elsie
Did You Know?
[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.
Films based on true stories