US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP
US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP
Obituaries

Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of ‘Silence of the Lambs’, dies of cancer at age 73

Demme also directed the ground-breaking AIDS drama Philadelphia, which won an Oscar for actor Tom Hanks

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US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP
US director Jonathan Demme during the photocall at the 65th Venice International Film Festival in 2008. Photo: AFP
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