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Il silenzio degli innocenti

The Silence of the Lambs

Diretto da Jonathan Demme
Stati Uniti, 1991
Thriller, Crime, Drammatico


In questo thriller sensazionale, Jodie Foster è Clarice Starling, una profiler dell’FBI le cui scaltre e dettagliate analisi del comportamento dei serial killer sono messe alla prova dal suo prossimo soggetto, il dottor Hannibal Lecter, brillante psichiatra, cannibale e violento psicopatico.

Il silenzio degli innocenti Diretto da Jonathan Demme

Premi e Festival

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 | Vincitore: Best Director

Academy Awards

1992 | 5 premi, tra cui: Best Picture

1992 | 2 candidature, tra cui: Best Film Editing

National Film Preservation Board

2011 | Vincitore: National Film Registry

Detective thrillers often concern contests of male ego, involving brilliant investigators who confront physically superior and equally brilliant psychopaths. . . . By contrast, Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs is grounded in the psyche of a ferocious yet unproven female protagonist, whose thoughtful fragility intensifies the film’s violence. . . . The film is a strange and still novel mixture of coming-of-age character study, murder mystery, and Grand Guignol horror spectacle.
February 13, 2018
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…The Silence of the Lambs, by far Demme’s most popular and enduring film, carries all those hallmarks and earns its place as one of the great American films by inundating itself with a thematic density that moves far beyond usual genre fare into something far more iconic and intellectually explosive.
August 11, 2017
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Demme’s often subjective camerawork and use of close-ups represent film technique at its most easily parsed and recognisable, and accomplishes the important task not merely of animating the film’s intense, headlong experiential quality, but also in inhabiting the driving notion behind the psychosis of its villains and the method of its heroes.
May 04, 2017
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