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#29. “Pink Floyd - The Wall” (1982)

March 10, 2017 GMT

Smart Rating: 87.20Genre: Musical, DramaStarring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James LaurensonIn 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 chemically 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).