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• USA: Feb 9, 2007
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Rated R for strong grisly violent content and some language/sexual references.
2 hours, 1 minute
Country UK | Czech Republic | France | Italy
Young Hannibal Productions, Carthago Films S.a.r.l., Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, ETIC Films, Fatts, Ingenious Film Partners, Quinta Communications, Zephyr Films
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Tagline: It Started With Revenge
Plot: In RED DRAGON we learned who he was. In SILENCE OF THE LAMBS we learned how he did it. Now comes the most chilling chapter in the life of Hannibal Lecter – the one that answers the most elusive question of all - why?
HANNIBAL RISING marks the first time in the award-winning series that best selling author Thomas Harris ("Red Dragon," "Silence of the Lambs") writes the screenplay – reaching back to explore the origins of Lecter’s rage, terror and savagery.
The story begins in Eastern Europe at the desperate end of World War II. For many it was no longer a conflict of nations but one of individual survival – at any cost. A young Hannibal watches from only steps away as his parents violently die, leaving his cherished young sister in his care. This horrific moment will soon pale in comparison to the atrocities he is forced to witness, changing him forever.
Alone and without any means of support, he is forced to live in a Soviet orphanage that once served as his family’s beloved home. He flees to Paris to find his
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