Hannibal Rising Movie It Started With Revenge.


Hannibal Rising

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2007 | R | Horror Suspense

After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his uncle and his beautiful wife and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister's death.

U.S. Release Date

Hannibal Rising release date was Friday, February 9, 2007.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

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Directed by

Peter Webber


Thomas Harris


Rating MPAA

R for strong grisly violent content and some language/sexual references


Mischa and Hannibal (Gaspard Ulliel), baby brother and sister, are inseparable; it is their love for each other that ties their bond. Their companionship is forever binding, until, with their family, while hiding from the Nazi war machine a twisted set of circumstance sets the pace for a most vicious attack on the future of one Hannibal Lecter for the sworn vengeance for the brutal killing of his baby sister. Years later, we find Hannibal, the teenager, setting up in Paris, and living with his aunt Lady Murasaki Shikibu (Li Gong) and studying at medical school here he finds his forte. Still searching for his sister's murderers, still bitter and still ever hopeful of satisfying his desire for retribution. This chance arrives, and soon we are to learn that for a pound of flesh lost a pound of flesh must be repaid. This is the horrific tale of justice and honour, a young mans growing pains that will have the guilty paying with more than just flesh and bone. This is the up and rising tale of the young Hannibal, prey you do not meet him, for meat you shall be to him. Taste his wroth.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the novel "The Story Of Young Hannibal Lecter", from author Thomas Harris.

Also Known As

  • Behind the Mask: Young Hannibal

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