R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Thematic parallel: The tune played by the music box in Bimmel's bedroom is from the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart opera "The Magic Flute." Also from a music box, the magic tune releases the heroine from the clutches of a lecherous character who 'covets' her throughout the opera.
Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.
In reality, Clarice would not have been allowed to go see Dr. Lecter alone, as trainees must have a trained agent with them on interviews.
The producers wish to thank Adele, Bobby and the rest of the gang at Bufa's.
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