Stop Making Sense (Talking Heads) 2017-08-14T14:28:23+02:00

Project Description

Stop Making Sense (Talking Heads)

The revolutionary 1984 concert of the American band Talking Heads, directed by Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) who died earlier this year. In the legendary opening scene, frontman David Byrne walks a bare stage and starts “Psycho Killer” from a tape recorder. Stop Making Sense is an absolute classic, known as one of the most innovative concert films of all time.

“Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense is still the concert film all others try to be”


“Over 30 years since its release, Stop Making Sense has yet to be out-done.”



Duration: 88 min
Director: Jonathan Demme
With:  David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison 
Language: Engels
Subs: none

Country: USA
When: saturday September 2nd

“Stop Making Sense (1984) might just be the greatest music documentary ever made.”


“Demme captured what it was like to be there.”


“Stop Making Sense is like an 88-minute crescendo, a growing art project that gets more intricate and exciting as it progresses.”

Consequence of Sound

Winner Best Documentary (1985)

National Society of Film Critics