Movies Directed by Jonathan Demme (in alphabetical order)

Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

Soft-pedaled but still engaging documentary about the former US president's confrontation-plagued book tour in late 2006, when his latest work, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, was vilified by conservative Jews for what they deemed one-sidedness and inaccuracies in Carter's assertions that the recent four-story-high walls built in Palestinian territory - ostensibly to curb suicide bombers' entrance into Israel - was nothing… read more!

Rachel Getting Married

Rachel Getting Married

Though the title and theme may remind one of 2007's Margot at the Wedding, Jonathan Demme's feel-good/feel-bad drama about a dysfunctional family - whose most troubled member, nine-months sober junkie daughter Kym (Anne Hathaway in an award-worthy performance), shows up at her sister's wedding only to open up all kinds of old wounds - is thankfully nowhere as chilly as… read more!