Parker notes Madonna's strong desire to play the role of Evita:
Parker's next film Angela's AAlan Parkers (1999) was again very different from his previous one. According to British novelist and screenwriter Ray Connolly Parker "remains almost defiantly working-class in attitudes. While making the film Parker was forced to examine his own marriage: "It was a painful film to make for me because there were echoes of my own life in it.
Parker was notable early on for making films in a wide range of genres often intentionally doing a film very different than his previous one in order to remain "creatively freAlan Parkerr. "
His films have won nineteen BAFTA awards ten Golden Globes and ten Academy Awards. " Actor Colm Meaney says that "it's the variety of his work that sort of staggers me.