Jonathan Demme’s 1991 cult classic The Silence of the Lambs sees Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins back on the big screen as part of the BFI’s thriller season.

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It’s been over 25 years on from the release of Jonathan Demme’s Oscar-winning cult classic, and the lambs are still silent. Starring Jodie Foster as Clarice, a specialist in serial killers working for the FBI, and Anthony Hopkins as infamous psychiatrist turned serial killer, Dr Hannibal Lecter, The Silence of the Lambs remains one of the best horror films of all time as the chase to find Buffalo Bill ensues.


Anthony Hopkins stares out at Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs. Photo: BFI

As part of the BFI’s Who Can You Trust? season, the film is back on the big screen this Novemeber in 4K that’s as clear as the film is disturbing (rated 18). Screening at cinemas across the UK, opening on 2nd November in Leeds, and playing until 30th November, the film will also have two special screenings on 14th December in Portsmouth, and 13th January at Hyde Park Picture House.

Here’s the brand new trailer:

The Silence of the Lambs opens in Leeds on 2nd November, and plays from 3rd November at London’s BFI Southbank and other locations across the UK. Book tickets here.