January 1, 2001
Hannibal
Ridley Scott
Helnwein-self-portraits-were-the-inspiration-for-Hannibal-Lecters-mask
Helnwein-self-portraits were the inspiration for Hannibal Lecter's mask
Part three in the Hannibal Lecter Trilogy. Having escaped the asylum in "Silence of the Lambs," Dr Lecter goes into hiding in Florence, Italy. Back in America, Mason Verger, an old victim of the doctor's, seeks revenge. Disfigured and confined to a life-support system, he plans to draw Lecter out of his hiding place, using the one thing he truly cares for: Clarice Starling.
Art Directors were inspired by Helnwein-images
Hannibal (2001)
Directed by
Ridley Scott
Black Mirror, 1987, photographs by Gottfried Helnwein
(Self portraits)
First presentation:
Musée d’Art Moderne, Strasbourg, 1987
First Publication:
“Der Untermensch”
The Self-portraits of Gottfried Helnwein
Make-up and masks by Helnwein for Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Germany 1988
Choreographisches Theater, Hans Kresnik
First Performance: Theater der Stadt Heidelberg, 1988
Volksbühne, Berlin, 1995
Stage, costumes and make-up: Gottfried Helnwein
Award: Theater-prize of Berlin
Hannibal (2001)
Directed by
Ridley Scott

Writing credits (WGA)
Thomas Harris (novel Hannibal)
David Mamet (screenplay) and
Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Cast (in credits order)
Anthony Hopkins .... Dr. Hannibal Lecter
Julianne Moore .... Agent Clarice Starling
Giancarlo Giannini .... Inspector Rinaldo Pazzi
Gary Oldman .... Mason Verger
Ray Liotta .... Paul Krendler
Frankie Faison .... Barney Matthews (as Frankie R. Faison)
Francesca Neri .... Allegra Pazzi
Zeljko Ivanek .... Dr. Cordell Doemling
Hazelle Goodman .... Evelda Drumgo
David Andrews (I) .... FBI Agent Clint Pearsall
Francis Guinan .... FBI Director Noonan
Art Direction
David Crank
Marco Trentini




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