Rest in Peace: The Silence of The Lambs Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, the prolific director of films like Philadelphia and Rachel Getting Married, passed away this morning in New York due to complications related to esophageal cancer. His contributions to filmmaking include a diverse range of critical and financial film and television hits spanning from 1974 right up until his death. Horror fans know him for bringing Dr. Hannibal Lecter to life in one of the most terrifying, memorable, and influential films of the 1990’s: The Silence of the Lambs. read more