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Stop Making Sense

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
8.50 /10

Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Written by:

Released: 1984
Origin: US
Colour: C
Length: 88

Jonathan Demme's no-frills filming of rock group Talking Heads in concert (actually, three concerts, but made to look like one).
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A concert movie that has acquired a cult status. I enjoyed it, but then I'm an admirer of the group. Whether Talking Heads can sustain an uncommitted audience's interest for 88 minutes is another matter.

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