1982 marked the release of the film adaptation of "The Wall," directed by Alan Parker and featuring animations by Gerald Scarfe. The film expanded on the themes and imagery from the album, presenting a dark and surreal visual representation of the story. Roger Waters played a significant role in shaping the film's concept and screenplay, ensuring continuity with the album's narrative.The release of the film was met with mixed reviews, with some critics praising its bold approach to storytelling and others finding it overly intense and disjointed. Despite the mixed reception, the film became a cult classic, further solidifying Pink Floyd's legacy as pioneers of concept-driven rock.In addition to the film, Pink Floyd continued to work on new material, albeit with reduced band participation. The creative tensions from the previous year persisted, with Roger Waters taking an increasingly central role in the band's direction. This internal conflict would set the stage for significant changes in the band's lineup and creative process in the coming years.