Paramount On Screen: Pink Floyd—The Wall [R]

Paramount On Screen: Pink Floyd—The Wall [R]

Movies | 08/19/2024 | 7:30PM

1982 | R | Runtime: 95 minutes

In this visual riff on Pink Floyd’s album The Wall, successful but drugged-out musician Pink (Bob Geldof) is looking back on his isolated childhood from the confines of a Los Angeles hotel room. Through a swirl of flashbacks and chemical-induced hallucinations, Pink recalls his lonely upbringing, during which he built a symbolic wall to the world as he coped with the death of his father (James Laurenson) and the overbearing ways of his mother (Christine Hargreaves).

Image credit: Warner Bros. Classics

Did you know?

  • Bob Geldof managed to cut open his hand badly during the scene in which his character destroys his hotel room. To the astonishment of the crew, Geldof refused medical attention until director Alan Parker had the scene wrapped up.
  • 15 minutes of the film are made up of animated sequences.
  • The scene in which Pink is calling his home from the United States and is very depressed to hear a man’s voice, was made by actually placing a call to England through a random, unsuspecting AT&T operator. The conversation was recorded and played over the filmed sequence.

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  • $ 9.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • August 19, 2024 | 7:30PM
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  • Bob Geldof as "Pink"
  • Christine Hargreaves as "Pink's Mother"
  • James Laurenson as "J.A. Pinkerton (Pink's Father)"
  • Eleanor David as "Pinks Wife"
  • Kevin McKeon as "Young Pink"
  • Bob Hoskins as "Rock and Roll Manager"

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