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  • Though the film's subject matter is grisly, the electricity between Foster and Hopkins during their prison tête-à-têtes could power every maximum-security prison in this country. show more

  • The superbly crafted suspense thriller…slams you like a sudden blast of bone-chilling, pulse-pounding terror. show more

  • The interplay between Starling and Lector as they share an indefinable, dark understanding gives the film its unforgettable and unsettling power. [14 February 1991, Daily Notebook, p.E1]

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