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RIP Jonathan Demme: looking back on the director’s best-loved films

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Jonathan Demme, who has passed away aged 73. The filmmaker wore many hats in his varied career: director, writer, producer, music video maker and documentarian. But as we know him best for his feature work, here are ten of the films he’s most likely to be remembered for. (Picture credit: WENN)

RIP Jonathan Demme: looking back on the late director's best-loved films

Ben Bussey
UK Movies Writer

Hollywood lost a true great today, with the sad passing of filmmaker Jonathan Demme at age 73. While most widely celebrated for his Oscar winners ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ and ‘Philadelphia,’ the late director had enjoyed a remarkably varied career, including a lot of music video and documentary work on top of feature films. However, as it’s the movies we know and love him best for, let’s take this time to look back on some of his best big screen work.