Oscar winner Jonathan Demme is such a big supporter of Morocco’s entry in the 2014 Academy Awards Best Foreign Film field that he’s presenting Horses of God for US distribution. Director Nabil Ayouch’s film has had a successful film festival run, winning the Golden Spike in Spain, Best Director in Seattle, and the Francois Chalais [...]Read Full Story
Director: Jonathan DemmeA 2008 drama directed by the man behind The Silence of the Lambs, this is a very different picture with it all being filmed with handheld cameras and a score played live on film rather than layered over the top to give it a more authentic feel. You can feel that Demme obviously had a distinct vision for this film and that it was one that he valued highly. The screenplay was written by Jenny Lumet who is the daughter of esteemed writer Sidney Lumet.Kym (Anne Hathaway...Read Full Story
In the new concert documentary Neil Young Journeys, audiences don't simply get to see a remarkable music performance by the legendary rock'n'roll, folk, and country musician, they also get to rise shotgun with Neil Young on a road trip. The film follows Young as he drives from his small hometown of Omemee, Ontario to the famed Massey Hall in Toronto, where he then closes out his solo world tour. Interspersed with masterfully-filmed footage of Young onstage is the artist behind the wheel of...Read Full Story
Thursday, 06 December 2012 10:26
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"The Silence of the Lambs" and "Rachel Getting Married" director Jonathan Demme has confirmed that he's no longer set to helm the film adaptation of Stephen King's "11/22/63."
The director attended the Marrakech Film Festival this week where he now says: "That's off the table… I had an option and I let it go. But I hope it's moving forward, I really want...Read Full Story
Thursday, 25 October 2012 09:10
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Jonathan Demme ("Rachel Getting Married," "The Silence of the Lambs") is set to direct the family dramedy "Old Fires" at Anonymous Content says Variety.
The story follows a world-renowned architect who comes out of a coma in need of both physical and mental rehabilitation. A snarky female physical...Read Full Story
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