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R| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
After witnessing the violent deaths of his parents at the end of World War II, young Hannibal Lecter (Gaspard Ulliel) flees to his uncle's home in Paris. He learns his uncle is dead, but the man's mysterious Japanese widow, Lady Murasaki (Gong Li) welcomes him nonetheless. An aptitude for science helps Hannibal gain acceptance to medical school, where he hones the skills he needs to exact revenge for the atrocities he witnessed.

Cast: Gaspard Ulliel , Gong Li , Helena Lia Tachovska , Rhys Ifans , Kevin McKidd , Martin Hub , Aaron Thomas , Charles Maquignon

Director: Peter Webber

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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Release Date: February 9th, 2007|2 hr. 1 min.

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  • August 06, 2008 Craziicutii2353
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    i love this movie.. i grew up watching slince of the lambs every year on new years eve.. this is a classic dvd i have it.. It's better then SAW..

  • May 22, 2008 hellwolf90
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    I personally loved this movie. Though I wouldn't recommend it to everyone. If you're a fan of the movies I'd consider it worth your time. Though at times you lose the true Lecter feel, it was very good. At first I only thought the movie was ok...then it grew on me. (Plus I loved Rhys Ifans as Grutas) It was very entertaining to watch the transition of a little boy into the cannibal we know and love today. So despite all the bad reviews on this movie, I really enjoyed it.

  • May 22, 2008 sniperforeagle
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    like every thomas harris screnplay the book is alot better

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