The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Title: The Silence of the Lambs

Release: 1991

Rating: 8.6

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 118

Genre: Action,Crime,Drama,Horror,Mystery,Thriller

The Silence of the Lambs

Release 1991
Rating 8.6
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 118
Genre Action,Crime,Drama,Horror,Mystery,Thriller



FBI trainee Clarice Starling works hard to advance her career, while trying to hide/put behind her West Virginia roots, of which if some knew, would automatically classify her as being backward or white trash. After graduation, she aspires to work in the agency's Behavioral Science Unit under the leadership of Jack Crawford. While she is still a trainee, Crawford asks her to question Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist imprisoned, thus far, for eight years in maximum security isolation for being a serial killer who cannibalized his victims. Clarice is able to figure out the assignment is to pick Lecter's brains to help them solve another serial murder case, that of someone coined by the media as Buffalo Bill, who has so far killed five victims, all located in the eastern US, all young women who are slightly overweight (especially around the hips), all who were drowned in natural bodies of water, and all who were stripped of large swaths of skin. She also figures that Crawford chose ...

Director :

Jonathan Demme

Writer :

Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)

Actors :

... Clarice M. Starling

... Dr. Hannibal Lecter

... Jack Crawford

... Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb

... Dr. Frederick Chilton

... Catherine Martin

... Senator Ruth Martin