Sir Alan Parker
In this digital age, are movies as central to our culture as they used to be? Stephen Sackur talks with Sir Alan Parker, one of Britain's most successful film directors.
Sir Alan Parker is one of Britain's most experienced and successful film directors. His work ranges from the stomach-churning realism of Midnight Express to the feel-good entertainment of Bugsy Malone and Fame. He has never cared much for film critics and has always held strong views on the future of the film industry. In this digital age, are movies as central to our culture as they used to be?