Home > Entertainment > Film
  print button email button

Friday, April 27, 2007


Hannibal Rising

Director: Peter Webber
Language: English

Hannibal Rising
Gaspard Ulliel in "Hannibal Rising"

A prequel to the Hannibal series, "Hannibal Rising," tells of the traumatic youth of the famous cannibalistic serial killer. After losing his parents in World War II, a group of starved thugs in Lithuania eat Hannibal's little sister. Years later, the teenage Hannibal (Gaspard Ulliel) escapes from an orphanage and moves in with his aunt (Gong Li) in Paris, where his vengeance and cannibalistic instincts awake. The film delivers gore, but never the genuine chills and menace that Anthony Hopkins evoked in "The Silence of the Lambs."

Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.