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David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician and artist most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American new wave band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Most Popular David Byrne Trailers
Total trailers found: 32
21 October 1987
A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.
07 November 1986
A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
19 August 1988
Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world.
01 October 2011
A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.
16 November 1984
A concert film documenting Talking Heads at the height of their popularity, on tour for their 1983 album "Speaking in Tongues.
26 September 2003
A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
06 February 2016
Director Spike Lee chronicles Michael Jackson's early rise to fame.
10 October 1986
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
12 December 2014
550 Artists were interviewed over the last ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only.
07 February 2008
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13 January 1976
The cream of New York new wave/punk filmed live at CBGB's when the scene was just beginning. Includes performances by Patti Smith, Blondie, Television, the Ramones, Talking Heads, the Heartbreakers, the Shirts, Wayne County, the Marbles, the Dolls, Miamis, Harry Toledo, and the Tuff Darts (w/Robert Gordon).
01 January 1981
Stock footage edited with music to comment on American culture.
06 September 1998
This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
03 September 1986
Two Moon July was a multidisciplinary event that featured experimental video, film, visual art, performance and music in a theatrical framework.
18 December 1980
On December 18, 1980 the touring version of the Talking Heads featuring stunt guitarist Adrian Belew delivered a fantastic performance at Palaeur Arena in Rome that was filmed for broadcast on Italian TV.
03 January 1993
"Fortified with a new band, and a bevy of fresh arrangements, Byrne sought to do more than debut virgin material at this show; he was out to recast his entire past.
25 April 1988
Storytelling Giant was a 1988 compilation of ten music videos produced by Talking Heads during the 1980s.
01 January 1981
In his first collaboration with David Byrne and Brian Eno, Conner used footage from educational films to create a rhythmically austere image-track for music from their pioneering “sampling” album “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts” (1981).
29 April 1998
An incredible retracing of the evolution of Reed's remarkable career over three decades. Filled with interviews with Reed, his friends and some of the major artists influenced by Reed including David Bowie, David Byrne, Patti Smith, Suzanne Vega, Dave Stewart, Philip Glass and more.
31 May 2011
David Byrne is a visual artist as well as a musician, and ever since his early days as a member of Talking Heads, he's wanted his concerts to be more than just a static performance.
15 November 2004
The Pogues playing on St. Patrick's Day in London's Town and Country serves to remind fans why we loved the band and possibly why their breakup was inevitable.
14 April 2016
In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers.
13 January 2013
This documentary from filmmaker Guto Barra takes you beyond the 1960s bossa nova hit "The Girl from Ipanema" to explore how samba, Brazilectro and other Brazilian music styles have long captivated audiences and influenced musicians around the world.
21 November 2011
Chronology pulls together live performances from across Talking Heads' career. It starts with their earliest days at CBGB and The Kitchen in New York City in the mid-seventies, through their breakthrough years in the late seventies and on to global success in the eighties.
03 August 2005
From 1978 to 1982, Glenn O'Brien hosted a New York city public access cable TV show called TV Party. Co-hosted by Chris Stein, from Blondie, and directed by filmmaker Amos Poe, the hour long show took television where it had never gone before: to the edge of civility and "sub-realism" as Glenn would put it.
04 November 1980
Rare concert footage of Talking Heads performing during their legendary Remain in Light trek has been unearthed after 35 years.
28 July 2008
A host of personalities reminisce about the life and work of songwriter, lawyer, and congressman Humberto Teixeira—aka "Baião Doctor"—the author of such classic Brazilian popular songs as "Asa Branca (White Wing).
01 January 1989
HEAVY PETTING is a hilarious and salacious exploration of the sexual mores of the 50's as seen through the eyes of a generation that lived through the Sexual Revolution.
02 October 2007
This show, captured on November 28, 2001, was hailed by critics as Byrne's best work in years, and his performance on the Austin City Limits stage shows why.
31 August 2004
Ilé Aiyé explores the ways in which Candomblé has influenced the daily life and culture of the people of Brazil in music, art, religion, theater, food, dance, poetry and more.
07 June 2006
Fabricating Tom Zé is a documentary that portrays the life and work of one of the most controversial Brazilian musicians, having as its backdrop Tom Zé's 2005 European Tour.