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Hannibal Rising (7-Feb-2007)

Director: Peter Webber

Writer: Thomas Harris

From novel: Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris

Keywords: Thriller

Prequel to Red Dragon follows the life of a young Hannibal Lecter.

Young Hannibal Lecter begins his life in a medieval castle nestled in Lithuania, his existence forever changed when the brutal killing of sister Mischa at the hands of invading Nazis during World War II sends him down a terrifying path towards his tortured adult life. Intended as a prequel to the Hannibal saga, Hannibal Rising traces the cannibalistic genius doctor's backstory, following him from Eastern Europe through to medical school in France and his ultimate development into an infamous killer.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rhys Ifans
22-Jul-1968   Notting Hill
Gong Li
31-Dec-1965   2046
Kevin McKidd
9-Aug-1973   Trainspotting
Gaspard Ulliel
25-Nov-1984   A Very Long Engagement
Dominic West
3-Sep-1969   Det. McNulty on The Wire


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