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Jonathan Demme

Stop Making Sense

Edition 1985
88' - 1984 - Documentary, Music/Musical - Dialogue: English
Director: Jonathan Demme Composer: Talking Heads, David Byrne With: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir
David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs. The crew is busy, still setting up. Then, three more musicians and two back-up singers join the band. Everybody sings, plays, harmonizes, dances, and runs. They change instruments and clothes. Bryne appears in the Big Suit. The backdrop is often black, but sometimes it displays words, images, or children's drawings. The band cooks for 18 songs, the lyrics are clear, the house rocks. In this concert film, the Talking Heads hardly talk, don't stop, and always make sense.

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Credits

Director

Jonathan Demme

Composer

Talking Heads, David Byrne

With

David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir

Scenario

Jonathan Demme, Talking Heads

Director of Photography

Jordan Cronenweth

Editor

Lisa Day

Producer

Gary Goetzman

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1984

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