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Pink Floyd: The Wall

12 Ratings: 3.3
A movie directed by Alan Parker

Loosely based on the life story of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd's original front man (who was kicked out of the band for his bizarre and disturbing behavior only to go insane shortly thereafter), PINK FLOYD: THE WALL stars Bob Geldof as Pink, a mentally … see full wiki

Director: Alan Parker
Genre: Music, Musical
Release Date: August 1, 1982
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about Pink Floyd: The Wall
review by . July 23, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Poetic expression of music and psyche
Perhaps the most famous account of musician-turned-filmmaking, Roger Waters, screenwriter, of Pink Floyd's astoundingly unique artfulness shines on the screen in this psychedelic blur, beautifully synced with the infamous album The Wall (1979) and directed and produced by Alan Parker.      The poetic quality of this film should be sharply noted. The intricacies of the symbolism are so intense, and always open to interpretation. I'd like to say that the nature of this …
Quick Tip by . July 26, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I am not from the era but I loved the music and, because I like to seek out unconventional stories and story telling, I also liked this movie.
review by . March 20, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pink Floyd's: the Wall is a visual and lyrical extravaganza. Color's, the lack of colors, drabbness, and isolation all reign free in the world of a rock singer named "Pink." The movie plays in crazy animation sequences, ear drum jarring music, and depressing premises to display feelings of insanity and loneliness. Pink surrounds himself with objects both mentally and physically due to harsh pains in his past that are told in glimpsing flashbacks.The Wall is not for people who must have an immediate …
review by . February 12, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: music, visuals, and strangely enough - the story     Cons: sometimes a tad bit bizarre, to say it nicely     The Bottom Line: It's strange, but the music is there and if you shove the unusual visuals aside, a story as well     Of course, being a member of the Floyd culture, it was required that I watch this movie. A strange one to be sure and probably better viewed when first released instead of in this day and age. Actually, for …
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