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Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense

Dir. Jonathan Demme
88 min

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About the Film

Newly restored in 4K to coincide with its 40th anniversary, the 1984 film was directed by renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme and is considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time. Stop Making Sense stars core band members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison along with Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steve Scales, Lynn Mabry and Edna Holt. The live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs.

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Film Details

Program: New Releases
Release Year: 1984
Runtime: 88 min
Country/Region: USA
Rating: PG
Language: English
Tags: concert, Documentary, Music


Director: Jonathan Demme
Producer: Gary Goetzman, Gary Kurfirst
Cinematographer: Jordan Cronenweth
Editor: Lisa Day
Composer: Talking Heads
Principal Cast: David Byrne, Tina Weymouth