The Silence of the Lambs1991

The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 film about a young FBI trainee who is hunting a serial killer who skins and butchers his victims. To better understand the motives of the killer, she attempts to get inside his mind with the help of an imprisoned p… more »

Clarice Starling:
If your profile helps us capture Buffalo Bill in time to save Catherine Martin, the Senator promises you a transfer to the VA Hospital at Oneida Park, New York with a view of the woods nearby. Maximum security still applies, of course. You'd have reasonable access to books. Best of all, though, one week of the year, you'd get to leave the hospital and go here - [She produces a map] Plum Island, every day of that week, you may walk on the beach. You may swim in the ocean for up to one hour. Under SWAT team surveillance, of course. And there you have it...If Catherine Martin dies, you get nothing.

Hannibal Lecter:
Plum Island Animal Disease Research Center. Sounds charming.

Clarice Starling:
That's only part of the island. There's a very, very nice beach. Terns nest there. There's beautiful …

Hannibal Lecter:
Terns? If I help you, Clarice, it will be "turns" for us too. Quid pro quo - I tell you things, you tell me things. Not about this case, though. About yourself. Quid pro quo. Yes or no? [pause] Yes or no, Clarice? Poor little Catherine is waiting.

Clarice Starling:
Go, doctor.

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