The Silence of the Lambs

Hannibal Lecter manages to steal a pen from the cops and hides it while he's being cuffed in his new cell. He uses it to unlock the cuffs, and kill the two police officers who were in the room. Upon hearing strange sounds from the fifth floor, the police arrives at his cell, only to find a dead officer hung with no inner bowels like an angel, and the other disfigured with tons of blood on his face - yet he's breathing. While the injured officer is being led on an Ambulance, the police tracks down Hannibal on the roof of the elevator - but as they move closer, they encounter a body with no face. This is not Hannibal - this is the dead cop, whose skinned face Hannibal used as a mask to get away... and now he's free. Clarice is aware of his escape, and she's now on her own. Using Hannibal's clues, she tracks down Buffalo Bill's house, while the FBI is storming the wrong house in Chicago. Clarice eners Bill's house, unaware of him being the killer as he idenifies to her as another person. Once she sees the Dead Skull Moth in his house, she realizes the truth, and a chase ensues between her and Buffalo Bill throughout the basement of his house. Clarice finds Catherine, the kidnapped girl, but then the lights turn out. Bill uses a night-goggles to view horrified Clarice walking through the darkness. He raises a gun on her and cocks it... Clarice hears the sound of the gun, turns around and shoots Bill to death. Clarice rescues Catherine and becomes an FBI officer, only to recieve a phone call from Hannibal, who's far away by now on an Island in the Bahamas, and is about to have Dr Chilton for Dinner...

Continuity mistake: Jodie Foster has very blue eyes. When they flashback to her childhood, when she is crossing the lawn to greet her father, the girl playing the young Clarice has dark eyes. (00:20:10)

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Suggested correction: Eye color also can change with age. This happens in 10 to 15 percent of the Caucasian population (people who generally have lighter eye colors).

Babies born with blue eyes can develop brown or darker eyes as melanin is produced. And while eye color can get lighter with age (older than Clarice usually), a child her age with brown eyes won't develop blue eyes. They could turn green maybe, but not the blue color seen.

Bishop73

I just rewatched the scene you were talking about and they're not blue eyes they're actually hazel and the adult Clarice could be wearing contact lenses.

Joey221995
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Jack Crawford: Starling?
Clarice Starling: Sir?
Jack Crawford: Miggs is dead.
Clarice Starling: Dead? How?
Jack Crawford: Well, the orderly heard Lecter whispering to him all afterrnoon and Miggs crying. They found him at bed check. He swallowed his own tounge.

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Trivia: Anthony Hopkins won a Best Actor Oscar for his role as Hannibal Lecter, even though he's only on screen for 16 minutes.

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