After the death of his parents during World War II, young Hannibal Lecter moves in with his beautiful aunt and begins plotting revenge on the barbarians responsible for his sister’s death.
“Hannibal Rising” is a 2007 psychological thriller film directed by Peter Webber and based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris. It serves as a prequel to the “Hannibal Lecter” series, which includes “Red Dragon,” “The Silence of the Lambs,” and “Hannibal.”
The movie follows the story of a young Hannibal Lecter, who witnessed the murder of his family during World War II and seeks revenge on the men responsible for their deaths. The film stars Gaspard Ulliel as Hannibal Lecter, along with Gong Li, Rhys Ifans, and Dominic West.
Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, it did well at the box office, grossing over $82 million worldwide. It is worth noting that the film is not considered as successful as the previous installments of the series.