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Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster reveal secrets from The Silence of the Lambs on its 30th anniversary

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Horror flick The Silence of the Lambs celerates its 30th anniversary.
Horror flick The Silence of the Lambs celerates its 30th anniversary.

We gasped, we cowered, we recoiled in horror. No one who sat through The Silence of the Lambs could fail to be terror-stricken by this cinematic masterpiece.

The iconic film continues to mesmerise and frighten audiences to this day, and this week celebrated its 30th anniversary. Its two stars, Anthony Hopkins (83) and Jodie Foster (58), reunited in a video chat for Variety’s Actors on Actor series.

And the acclaimed actors, who both won Oscars for their roles as cannibalistic killer Dr Hannibal Lecter and FBI agent Clarice Starling, had some fascinating insights to share about their 1991 hit.

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