Angela’s Ashes Script

Script by:Frank McCourt (Novel), Laura Jones (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

The Life of David Gale Script

Script by:Charles Randolph (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

The Road to Wellville Script

Script by:T. Coraghessan Boyle (Novel), Alan Parker (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.

Mississippi Burning Script

Script by:Chris Gerolmo (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

Midnight Express Script

Script by:Billy Hayes (Novel), William Hoffer (Novel), Oliver Stone (Screenplay), Billy Hayes (Screenplay), William Hoffer (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

Evita Script

Script by:Alan Parker (Screenplay), Tim Rice (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alan Parker

Plot:The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan PerĂ³n, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.