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Hannibal Rising

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Hannibal Rising

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
121 minutes
Wide Release Date:
02/09/07
performer:
Gong Li, Gaspard Ulliel, Rhys Ifans
director:
Peter Webber
distributor:
MGM
author:
10971

We gave it a C

Planet Prequel is a dismal place where the unfortunate visitor can gawk at such monuments to Tinseltown’s greed — and lack of imagination — as Dumb and Dumberer and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days. This fright-free Hannibal Lecter genesis story (Hannibal Rising) — set decades prior to the events portrayed in Manhunter and Silence of the Lambs — is no better than its ”pre-” predecessors, despite a suitably lean and hungry performance from Gaspard Ulliel as the young Mr. Cannibal. EXTRAS include two making-of docs and some unmemorable deleted scenes.

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