A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
The never before released filming of the August 9, 1980 show of Pink Floyd's The Wall Tour.
This musical documentary examines the impact of legendary rock band Pink Floyd's iconic 11th studio album The Wall, examining how the work was created, as well as how it affected not just the band, but music history to come.
Disc 7/DVD (Audio Visual) - Another Brick In The Wall Pt2 promotional video (restored in 2011) - Behind The Wall documentary - Gerald Scarfe Interview - Short filmed extract of Earls Court concert featuring animation
This documentary looks at the conception, design and live shows of The Wall performed by Pink Floyd in 1980 and 1981. It features in-depth 1980s era interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright and Nick Mason and shows footage of The Wall performed at Earl's Court in 1980. It also features archival footage of the Syd Barrett era Pink Floyd and discusses how David Gilmour was brought into the band to initially augment their live shows when Syd became unreliable due to his drug problem and how Gilmour ultimately replaced him.
It is now over 25 years since the launch of The Wall. Conceived by Roger Waters as an ambitious double album, a spectacular live show and a ground breaking feature film. The Wall has gone on to achieve iconic status in the history of popular music. This program draws on live performance footage of Pink Floyd and highlights from the film. Also includes extracts from archive interviews with Gerald Scarfe and Alan Parker, the director of The Wall, along with the views of a team of leading musicians and musicologists. This is the independent critical review of a milestone in popular culture, which strips away the prejudice to produce the ultimate retrospective on one of the most important and iconoclastic popular works of the twentieth century. Featuring Highlights From: • Another Brick in The Wall Part 2 • Comfortably Numb • One Of My Turns • Plus Many More!