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BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017

RE-RELEASES The Silence of the Lambs USA 1991. Dir Jonathan Demme. With Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn. 114min. Digital 4K (NFT1 and NFT3 only). 18. A BFI release An FBI agent requires help from a psychopath in order to catch a serial killer in this Oscar®-laden classic thriller FBI agent Clarice Starling, a specialist in serial killers, is fresh out of training and on the hunt for psychopathic murderer Buffalo Bill before his female body count rises. She adopts a high-risk strategy in visiting the imprisoned, dangerous and highly intelligent psychiatrist Dr Hannibal Lecter for his insight. But Lecter wants something in return from her that goes far beyond the acceptable. Author Thomas Harris created an unforgettable duo in Lecter and Starling, and Hopkins and Foster perfectly capture this disturbing relationship on screen. Showered with awards upon its release, this is one of the great thrillers of the last 30 years, and remains as vital and horrific today. Justin Johnson, Lead Programmer See p26 for our Who Can You Trust? season @BFI 15 FROM FRI 3 NOV


BFI Southbank Guide Oct-Nov 2017
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