Legendary FilmmakerJonathan Demme Dead At 73

The film community lost a legend today as Oscar-winning filmmaker Jonathan Demme passed away at 73.

Demme’s work includes directing Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, The Manchurian Candidate, as well as the legendary concert film Stop Making Sense.

According to IndieWire, Demme’s death was caused by esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease.


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