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Stop Making Sense Rated PG

Stop Making Sense

Dir. Jonathan Demme. USA, 1983. 1h 28m. Starring David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison.

The ultimate concert film documenting Talking Heads at the height of their popularity, on tour for their 1983 album Speaking in Tongues. The band, lead by a big-suited David Byrne, take to the stage one by one and are joined by a cadre of guest musicians for a career-spanning and cinematic performance featuring energetic choreography, creative visuals, and an irrepressible spirit of positivity.

‘The film’s crowning moment is the swooning rendition of ‘This Must Be the Place’, during which Byrne dances blissfully (and skilfully) with a lampshade like a silent movie star.’ BFI Online

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