JONATHAN DEMME

STOP MAKING SENSE - 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION (Blu-Ray)

The 40th Anniversary of the Greatest Concert of All Time
1984 · 88 mins · Documentary
Newly restored in 4K to coincide with the film’s 40th anniversary, STOP MAKING SENSE is directed by renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme and is considered by critics as one of the greatest concert films of all time. STOP MAKING SENSE captures Talking Heads in all their kinetic glory and cements them as one of the most influential bands of the 70s and 80s. The film stars legendary band members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison along with an electrifying ensemble of supporting musicians. The performance was shot over the course of three nights in front of packed-out crowds...

Newly restored in 4K to coincide with the film’s 40th anniversary, STOP MAKING SENSE is directed by renowned filmmaker Jonathan Demme and is considered by critics as one of the greatest concert films of all time.

STOP MAKING SENSE captures Talking Heads in all their kinetic glory and cements them as one of the most influential bands of the 70s and 80s. The film stars legendary band members David Byrne, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz and Jerry Harrison along with an electrifying ensemble of supporting musicians. The performance was shot over the course of three nights in front of packed-out crowds at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre in December 1983 and features all their most memorable songs.

Regular price $34.95

Available 4 September, 2024

"Still the best concert film ever made. The sound mix on the restoration is stunning. When I realized I was in the same row as David Byrne as he danced to 'Burning Down the House', I kinda had an out of body experience." - Variety

Info

Format
Blu-ray
Catalogue
MMA7642BR
Languages
ENGLISH
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.77:1

Directed by

Jonathan Demme

Featuring

Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison, David Byrne

Special Features

Director Johnathan Demme Commentary

1985 Bonus Songs (Cities / Big Business / Zimbra)

David Byrne rehearsal tape (26 Minutes of David Byrne dancing in silence)

Once In A Lifetime - featurette

2023 Dolby Atmos and 1984 Original Stereo mixes

Extended cut full feature from 1985 LaserDisc release