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Remembering Jonathan Demme (1944-2017)

Apr 28, 2017

Film director Jonathan Demme died April 26, aged 73.

Jonathan Demme, who directed modern classics like The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia as well as the Talking Heads' landmark concert film Stop Making Sense, died this week at the age of 73 after over 40 years of filmmaking. David D’Arcy remembers him as a director who moved from the independent scene to Hollywood, and made cinema out of many different elements.