In the US, on 74-m to year of life has died film Director Jonathan Demme, known primarily as the author of the Oscar-winning film “silence of the lambs”. This is the BBC.
The death of the Director has confirmed his agent. According to him, Demme died from complications of esophageal cancer at his apartment in Manhattan.
Funeral Demme will be in the family, the agent said.
In addition to “silence of the lambs” Demme has directed such famous films as “Philadelphia,” “Married to the mob”, “wild thing”, “the Manchurian candidate”.
Demme also was the Director of the popular American TV show – “the Oprah Winfrey Show” and Saturday Night Live.