After playing video games,
the first film in which Dr. Hannibal Lecter appeared. Of course, this time
he's played by Brian Cox
and not Anthony
But the plot is similar to Silence of the Lambs:
agent calls upon Dr. Lecter to help track down a serial killer.
It's not a bad film but it isn't in the same league as Silence of the
Lambs. It actually comes across more as a very well done student film
than a slick Hollywood production—the music is a bit loud and the mixing
is rather jarring at times. But it's an interesting story and it's
not revealing anything to say that Dr. Lecter does not
And it's not nearly as graphic in the violence either.
It's worth a rental.
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