The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
January 12, 2021
Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out. Commissioned by Adam Rauh.
Release date: February 14, 1991 (USA)
Director: Jonathan Demme
Film series: Hannibal Lecter
Production company: Orion Pictures
Awards: Academy Award for Best Picture