Martin Scorsese's tribute to "The Last Embrace" director, Jonathan Demme, who died yesterday:
"Martin Scorsese issued this statement on Wednesday afternoon: 'Whenever I ran into Jonathan, he was filled with enthusiasm and excitement about a new project. He took so much joy in movie-making. His pictures have an inner lyricism that just lifts them off the ground–even a story like The Silence of the Lambs. I have great admiration for Jonathan as a filmmaker–I love the freshness of his style and his excellent use of music, from Buddy Holly to Miklos Rozsa. There’s so much more to be said, and I hardly know where to begin. I also loved him as a friend, and to me he was always young. My young friend. The idea that he’s gone seems impossible to me'."