This visualization of the rock group’s bestselling concept album is a wall of sound and images. The story is about the crack-up of a burnt-out rock star. The film’s animation is by Gerald Scarfe. Director Parker would go on to satisfy his musical penchants with such films as The Commitments and Evita.
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