FBI Agent Graham has been called out of retirement to catch a serial killer. He asks for the help of his arch-nemesis, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to bring the killer to justice.
Before the Silence of the Lambs comes the first and most thrilling chapter of the Hannibal Lecter trilogy. FBI agent Will Graham has been called out of an early retirement to catch a serial killer, known by authorities as The Tooth Fairy. He asks for the help of his arch-nemesis, Dr. Hannibal The Cannibal Lecter, so that he can catch The Tooth Fairy and bring him to justice. The only problem is that The Tooth Fairy is getting inside information about Graham and his family from none other than Dr. Lecter.
-- (Fictitious character),
Homicide investigation -- Drama.
Serial murderers -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Universal City, CA :Universal,2003
|Edition||Director's ed.; Widescreen version.|
|Other Titles|| Red dragon.
De Laurentiis, Dino.
De Laurentiis, Martha.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
Watson, Emily, 1967-
Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014.
Harris, Thomas, 1940- Red dragon.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mary-Louise Parker.
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; editor, Mark Helfrich ; music, Danny Elfman ; costume designer, Betsy Heimann ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
MPAA rating: R; for violence, grisly images, language, some nudity and sexuality.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book by Thomas Harris.
Special features: Disc 1: production notes; renowned FBI profiler John Douglas builds Lecter's criminal file; "Inside the Mind of A Serial Killer", hosted by John Douglas; a look at Lecter's FBI file and case history; Anthony Hopkins discusses his most famous character; "The making of Red Dragon"; deleted scenes, alternate versions of scenes and extended scenes with optional commentary; music score commentary with composer Danny Elfman; theatrical trailer. Disc 2: Brett Ratner's video diary; the Leeds' house crime scene: experts in the field of forensic science help the filmmakers construct a realistic crime scene; visual effects featurette; a behind-the-scenes look at how the burning wheelchair stunt was shot; screen and film tests; makeup application featurette; Brett Ratner's untitled student film; storyboards to final feature comparisons.
DVD, stereo, surround, digitally recorded, Region 1 encoding.
2 videodiscs (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.