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Towering UK Director Of ’12 PM Express’ ‘Mississippi Burning’ and ‘Distinction’ Was 76 : Alan Parker Dies

Film Maker Alan Parker, a transcending figure in the UK business, kicked the bucket Friday early daytime following a protracted sickness, the British Film Institute has affirmed. He was 76. Double cross Oscar candidate Parker was most popular for coordinating exemplary movies including Midnight Express, Mississippi Burning, Fame, Bugsy Malone and The Commitments, just as large spending Madonna film Evita. Over a sparkling vocation, his component films joined to win 19 BAFTA grants, 10 Golden Globes and 10 Oscars. Parker was an energetic supporter of the UK business and an…

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Julie Andrews to Get Venice Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

Julie Andrews, the English star of such classic movies as Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, will get the Golden Lion for Career Achievement at the 76th Venice Film Festival, coordinators said Friday. The choice was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, led by Paolo Baratta, in view of a proposition made by celebration chief Alberto Barbera. “I am so honored to have been selected as this year’s recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement,” Andrews said in a statement. “The Venice Film Festival has…

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