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Madonna Leads Tributes To Legendary Director Sir Alan Parker After He Dies, Aged 76

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Madonna has led the tributes to British director Sir Alan Parker, following his death at the age of 76.

Sir Alan was known for a string of hit films in the 70s and 80s, including Bugsy Malone, Fame, Midnight Express and Mississippi Burning.

He also made the 1996 musical drama Evita, which starred Madonna.

Following the news Sir Alan had died on Friday morning following a lengthy illness, the singer posted an emotional message, thanking him for “pushing her to her limits”.

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A post shared by Madonna (@madonna) on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:29pm PDT

Sharing a photo of them together on set, Madonna wrote on Instagram: “I was so sad to hear about the passing of Alan Parker.

“One of the greatest directors iI’ve ever worked with—on the film Evita. He taught me so much, believed in me, pushed me to my limits and made an incredible film! Thank you!”

Antonio Banderas starred in Evita alongside Madonna and described Sir Alan as a “great director”.

Dear Alan, goodbye. Thank you for having me in EVITA and thank you for your cinematography wisdom.
Here we have all you’ve done, that it is much and........

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