A Taste For Hannibal

BBC 1 - 60’ (2002)

Profile of Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins as he films the latest installment of the Hannibal franchise Red Dragon for producer Dino De Laurentiis and director Ridley Scott. This intimate film explores how this son of a baker, who is now an American citizen living in Malibu, emerged from his hometown Port Talbot to become a lauded actor in British theatre as well as Hollywood movies. Amongst the interviews are Jodie Foster, David Hare, Emma Thompson, Gary Oldman and Brad Pitt all of whom have worked with Hopkins.

Nominated: Indie Awards' Best Music and Arts programme 2002

"This riveting profile... about dormant volcanoes, deep wells of anger and darkness and barely controlled thunderbolts." 
- The Times

"Adrian Sibley's brilliant excursion into the mind of Anthony Hopkins... he certainly knows how to leave you feeling uneasy." 

- Daily Telegraph

Directed & Produced by: Adrian Sibley
Executive Producers: Basil Comely, George Carey
Director of Photography: Bill Megalos
Editor: Jules Cornell