The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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Synopsis

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

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Big Five Academy Awards Winners

The movies below won the major five Academy Awards, so-called Big Five, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay (either Original or Adapted). Until now, Only three films won the Big Five Awards. The Silence of the Lambs (1991) is one of them. The other two films are Milos Forman's One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934).

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