Stop Making Sense
When new-wave stalwarts Talking Heads teamed up with visionary director Jonathan Demme in 1983, they created what is now widely considered the greatest concert film of all time. Recently picked for preservation in the Library of Congress, 'Stop Making Sense' opens with the lone figure of David Byrne who has a tape he wants to play. Cue: "Psycho Killer". With each new song, he's joined by another member of his band, until they're all together, ready to stun you with "Burning Down the House". It's a film to be seen on the big screen at any opportunity. Big suits optional but encouraged.
Stars: David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir
Director: Jonathan Demme
Running time: 1hr 28min
Film classification: G - The content is very mild in impact
About Zoo Summer Cinema
You're invited to Zoo Summer Cinema, a new outdoor moviegoing experience in the lush surrounds of Melbourne Zoo. Classic favourites, cult hits, premiere events and new releases are projected against the night sky.
Spend a summer evening at the Zoo visiting the animals before you find a spot on the lawns, or upgrade to the exclusive Lawn Lounge or premium Gold Grass sections. Take in the sounds of local DJs before the main attraction, and pay a visit to the food precinct for dinner and a drink.
Download our event map and pre-plan your evening.
Zoo Summer Cinema supports Melbourne Zoo's Marine Response Unit and its work to rescue injured marine wildlife in Victoria's waters.
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