They say the sequel never lives up to the original, andhow right they are. One would expect that the much-anticipated (for ten years!)follow-up to the horrific and chilling "Silence of the Lambs" would bea film destined for horror history. This is not the case for"Hannibal."
In this cinematic venture, Hannibal Lecter (AnthonyHopkins) is residing in Florence, Italy after escaping from a mental hospital.Posing as an art lecturer, he is taking a "vacation." FBI agent ClariceStarling (Julianne Moore), on the other hand, is fighting for her reputationafter she is put on probation by a backstabbing fellow agent (Ray Liotta) for acontroversial drug shoot-out.
When an Italian cop (Giancarlo Giannini)gets wind of who and what this so-called art lecturer is, he takes matters intohis own hands and gets dangerously involved.
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