Show creator Bryan Fuller (known love of unusual subjects and visionary) risked removing their version of the story of a psychiatrist-cannibal. But naturally selected the cast, thoughtful script and really virtuoso camerawork done their job. Only the most conservative fans of the trilogy, with Anthony Hopkins took the series, pursing his lips. Most (including television critics) warmly welcomed the new "Hannibal."
The name of each series refers to the national cuisine: the French in the first season, the Japanese in the second Italian in the third. The theme of food - the leitmotif of the series, and, in spite of the unpleasant associations, due to the presence of the hero-cannibal, cooking scenes filmed fascinating!
In the series, centered on a battle of wits, mostly remains acting work. Dane Mads Mikkelsen in the title role of a character worthy of all praise. His Lecter - a clever, ironic, cold intellectual and an esthete with psychopathy through the transmission thin mental organization is a major concern - and even empathy - the audience. His partner Hugh Dancy completely successful role-neurotic genius, all the forces trying not to slip into the abyss of madness. Beautiful is Laurence Fishburne as the most controversial character - Head of the department of behavioral FBI Jack Crawford, able to sacrifice too much for the sake of achieving the goal. friendships. Complex psychological games and virtuoso manipulation Lecter devoted the lion's share of the dialogues in the series.
«Hannibal» is recommended for viewing the audience is strictly over 18 years due to the abundance of blood, violence and an atmosphere of severe mental abnormalities. Fuller has created a paradoxical, whimsical, colorful world of psychopathic killers, their victims and the FBI agents throughout the series of ever-changing roles. The series draws not only the ups and downs, but also dip into the inner world of the characters. Of course, it attracts the presence of a common interest in thrillers. Or love for visionary image, which is in "Hannibal" made really great.