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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.


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Director:

Jonathan Demme

Writers:

Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)

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Michelle Pfeiffer was Jonathan Demme's first choice to play Clarice Starling, after the two worked on Married to the Mob (1988), becoming close collaborators. After a long "courting" period of Demme in pursuit, and Pfeiffer considering playing the role, she ultimately turned it down, as she thought the ... ...


Quotes

FBI instructor: Starling! Starling! Crawford wants to see you in his office.
Clarice Starling: Thank you, sir.


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When Hannibal is imprisoned in Memphis, the sign outside the Shelby county courthouse is shown, in dim light, to be a museum.


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Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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