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Films By Jonathan Demme

Spider (played by Paul Le Mat, the main ... hot-rodder from American Graffiti), drives a blue and white 1957 limited edition Chevrolet Nomad station wagon. He is hooked on CB, and spends a lot of time monitoring the emergency channel and sending help to accidents. ... He lives in a junkyard shack ... Read more
The seemingly spontaneous boycott of the sham elections held in February in Haiti makes a lot more sense after one has seen Jonathan Demme's documentary on Haitian street life in the post-Duvalier era. ... Shot entirely on videotape in the streets of Port-au-Prince and Jacmel a year ago (a period ... Read more
Last Embrace is another young director's homage to Alfred Hitchcock and it contains along its way, some quite explicit references to Vertigo, Psycho and North by Northwest, as well as one of the most original and erotic murders on film (perhaps a scene which playfully tries to combine Truffaut's ... Read more
The inventor of his own medium, Spalding Gray combines journalism, theatre, fiction and comedy into his solo performances Onstage he sits hchind a desk equipped with only a glass of water, two maps and a pointing stick, and he talks... Gray may look like a television reporter but this evening's ... Read more
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