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Encyclopedia > Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944, in Baldwin, New York) is an American film director, producer and writer. February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Baldwin is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. ... NY redirects here. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ...


Demme won the Academy Award for Directing for The Silence of the Lambs in 1991. The Academy Award for Directing is an accolade given to the person that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences feels was best director of the past year. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ...


One of his common directoral motifs is to allow characters to look directly into the camera.


Jonathan formed his production company, Clinica Estetico, with producers Edward Saxon and Peter Saraf. They were based out of New York for fifteen years. Edward Saxon is an Academy Award-winning film producer. ... New York, New York redirects here. ...


Jonathan Demme was the uncle of the director Ted Demme, who died in 2002. Ted Demme (October 26, 1963 – January 13, 2002), born in New York, New York, was an American film director and producer. ...


Jonathan Demme has three children.


It has been reported that he is currently working on a documentary featuring Jimmy Carter as he promotes his book Palestine:Peace not Apartheid. [1] James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ...


Filmography

Preceded by
Kevin Costner
for Dances with Wolves
Academy Award for Best Director
1991
for The Silence of the Lambs
Succeeded by
Clint Eastwood
for Unforgiven

Caged Heat (alternate title: Renegade Girls) is a 1974 exploitation film in the women in prison genre. ... Handle With Care is a 1977 comedy movie set in a small town in Nebraska and loosely based on the wide popularity of citizens band radio, usually called CB, at the time. ... Last Embrace is the name of a Hitchcockian thriller from 1979 directed by Jonathan Demme based on the novel The 13th Man by Murray Teigh Bloom and starring Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin and Christopher Walken. ... Melvin and Howard was a 1980 movie directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Bo Goldman, based upon the claims of Utah service station owner Melvin Dummar concerning a purported will written by Howard Hughes, leaving Dummar 1/16th of his $2 billion estate, which would have amounted to $156... Stop Making Sense is the highly acclaimed concert movie featuring Talking Heads live on stage. ... Talking Heads was an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison. ... i went a free film from you to wacth ... Something Wild is a comedy/action movie released in 1986. ... Spalding Grays Swimming to Cambodia is a 1987 Jonathan Demme performance film. ... Married to the Mob is a 1988 comedy film. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... Philadelphia is a 1993 film drama revolving around the AIDS epidemic, written by Ron Nyswaner and directed by Jonathan Demme. ... Beloved, originally Toni Morrisons Pulitzer-Prize-winning 1987 novel, was released as a Hollywood film in 1998. ... 2002] US film. ... The Agronomist is a 2003 documentary by Jonathen Demme, following the life of Haiti radio broadcaster Jean Dominique. ... The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American film based on the 1959 novel The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, and a reimagining of the previous 1962 film. ... Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an Oscar winning American film actor and director who has often produced his own films. ... Dances with Wolves is a 1990 epic film which tells the story of a United States cavalry officer in the 1860s who befriends a band of Sioux, sacrificing his career and ties to his own people. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. ... Clinton Eastwood, Jr. ... Unforgiven is a 1992 Western film which tells the story of a retired gunslinger who takes on one more job for the money. ...

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Jonathan Demme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944, in Baldwin, New York) is an American film director, producer and writer.
Demme won the Academy Award for Directing for The Silence of the Lambs in 1991.
Jonathan Demme was the uncle to director Ted Demme, who died in 2002.
Directors---Jonathan Demme (1019 words)
Jonathan Demme emerged from the halcyon days of low-budget genre filmmaking—he began as a member of Roger Corman's stable of writers in the 1970s—to become one of Hollywood's most critically admired directors in the 80s and 90s.
Demme enhanced his reputation with a series of lyrical sketches on rural Americana but is now best known for his fast-paced, hip, urban style.
Demme tried to focus on female camaraderie and endurance in the face of domineering male employers; Hawn chose to dwell on the doomed love affair between a married woman and her supervisor.
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