Hannibal Rising DVD

Hannibal Rising, the prequel to The Silence of the Lambs, takes viewers back to the beginning to witness the birth of a serial killer. Voted the greatest cinematic villain of all time by the American Film Institute’s “100 Years, 100 Heroes & Villains” survey, Lecter is brought to life by French actor Gaspard Ulliel.


In the most chilling chapter in the life of Hannibal Lecter, find the answer to the most elusive question of all – why? Reaching back to explore the origins of Lecter’s rage, terror and savagery, the story begins in Eastern Europe at the end of World War II when a young Hannibal watches the violent death of his parents – a horrific moment that changes him forever. Showing a cunning aptitude for science, he hones his skills to exact justice on those that hurt his family, igniting an insatiable lust within a serial killer who was not born, but made.

Street Date: May 29, 2007

MPAA Rating: Unrated

Languages: English 5.1

Subtitles: English and Spanish

Running time: 130 minutes