Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

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Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

PostWed Apr 26, 2017 2:54 pm

Demme's career peaked for me in the early 90s, then he wound up doing remakes and star projects, but he kept trying.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/movi ... -well&_r=0

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Re: Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

PostThu Apr 27, 2017 10:12 am

In Demme's defense he was ill. His documentaries remain intriguing. He was a noted mentor and supporter of young filmmakers. He became involved in preserving film. He had a lot of trouble getting financing for his personal projects. As you note, he kept trying.

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