Before Silence of the Lambs, before Red Dragon, Hannibal Lecter was a brilliant psychiatrist in the employ of the FBI. His task: to help an unusually gifted criminal profiler, Will Graham, who is haunted by his ability to see into the minds of serial killers.
After a particularly gruelling case hunting a serial killer known as the Minnesota Shrike, Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) threatens to walk away. Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne), the head of the FBI's Behavioural Science Unit, desperately needs Will on his team to break the tough cases, so he enlists Dr Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), to ensure Will's mental well-being. Unbeknownst to Will, Hannibal also has a particular insight into these horrible crimes and the psychopaths who commit them. As Will hunts down the brutal killers, he is unwittingly sitting across from the most gifted killer of them all.
From the imaginative mind of Bryan Fuller and under the artful direction of David Slade, Hannibal is a thrilling new drama series, a story of masterful manipulation that will shock, amaze and leave you hungry for more.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.