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Da Phazz, Rachid Taha, Miro, Angelique Kidjo, The Soft Boys, Transglobal Underground, Khaled, Sparklehorse, The Gotan Project, Manu Chao, The Feelies and Charles Aznevour are among the artists who will appear on the soundtrack to "The Truth About Charlie,
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Film of the Week: Lecter in 'Red Dragon'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The primordial human fear of being eaten has inspired three of Hollywood's all-time most profitable franchises: "Jaws," "Jurassic Park," and the Hannibal the Cannibal series.
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Hollywood Digest

PRESSURE ON EISNER?
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

INTREPID SAILOR RE-ENACTS 40-YEAR-OLD FEAT
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

VHS/DVD of the week: Harry Potter

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) -- Last year's biggest hit movie, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," is back on Tuesday, May 28, this time in VHS and DVD format. The two-disc DVD set contai
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2002 with 312 to follow. This is Washington's Birthday. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase.
By United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

'AMELIE' SCORES AT CESARS
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

YOUNG DIRECTOR DEMME DIES
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

CRITICS LIKE CROWE, HOWARD FOR THEIR 'MIND'
PAT NASON, UP Hollywood Reporter

Film of the week:

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- As the lights dimmed at the advanced screening of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," third grader William turned to his friends and exclaimed, "Guys, we a
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent
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Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme poses for pictures at the premiere of "The Agronomist" at the Chelsea West Cinemas in New York on April 13, 2004. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Robert Jonathan Demme (born February 22, 1944) is an American filmmaker, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs, which won him the Academy Award for Best Director.

Demme was born in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York in 1944. He is a graduate of the University of Florida. He also was the uncle of Ted Demme, who died in 2002. He is currently a member of the steering committee of the Friends of the Apollo Theater in Oberlin, Ohio, along with Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman. Demme has three children by two marriages: Ramona, Brooklyn, Josephine.

During the 1980s, Demme had a brief romantic relationship with rock singer Belinda Carlisle, who appeared in his movie Swing Shift.

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