Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense

USA | 1984 | 88 min. | Jonathan Demme

April 27, 2024

The greatest concert film of all time, Stop Making Sense brings to the screen Talking Heads at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December 1983: David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, and Jerry Harrison, alongside an ecstatic ensemble of supporting musicians. Renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) captures the band at their exhilarating best, in this new and complete restoration for the film's 40th anniversary. New 4k restoration, back by popular demand.

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  • Director: Jonathan Demme
  • Principal Cast: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1984
  • Running Time: 88 min.
  • Producer: Gary Goetzman, Gary Kurfirst
  • Screenplay: Jonathan Demme, Talking Heads
  • Cinematographers: Jordan Cronenweth
  • Editors: Lisa Day
  • Music: David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, Talking Heads, Tina Weymouth
  • Format: 4k
  • US Distributor: S2BN Entertainment