Hannibal Rising Poster

Release Date: February 9th, 2007

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2007

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

Production Co: Ingenious Film Partners, Zephyr Films, DeLaurentiis Productions, Quinta Communications

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: 1940s, Transformation, Police station, Growing up, Dark, Revenge, 1950s, Sister, Murder

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