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In Pictures: Alan Parker’s film legacy – BBC News

A look at some of the most memorable moments from the late director’s filmography.



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Alan Parker, who has died at the age of 76, was one of Britain’s most revered directors.
His filmography spanned genres from thrillers and comedies to musicals and wartime dramas.
Here are some of the more memorable moments from his six-decade career.
A former advertising copywriter, Parker’s breakthrough came with the 1974 BBC TV drama The Evacuees, which told the story of two Jewish boys evacuated to wartime Liverpool.
Written by Jack Rosenthal, the play won an…

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