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Your question seems to be more about how quickly Agent Starling finds 'Jack Gordon' in the final scenes of the movie - rather than how she was able to conclusively determine that he was Buffalo Bill (i.e. the moth and then when he attacks her). If I recall correctly there were several clues that led her quickly to his house, and from there to determine he ...


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It wasn't Mrs. Littman that Buffalo Bill asks is fat, it was the Bimmel girl. Also, what led Starling to the house was the fact that it was believed to be owned by Mrs. Littman, who the Bimmel girl had previously worked for. This information was given to Starling by Bimmel's friend. Upon arriving at the house, Starling encounters Jack Gordon (aka Jame ...


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This is answered in the IMDb FAQ: How does Clarice know that "Jack Gordon" is actually Buffalo Bill? Her suspicions are aroused when "Gordon" asks if Mrs. Littman was "a great big fat person." Lecter pointed out that all of the victims were larger women, because the killer wants their skins to fit onto a man's body. That Gumb's first ...


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No, it doesn't imply she didn't like something because that is not correctly what she said. The official reason I didn’t do Hannibal is I was doing another movie, Flora Plum [a long-cherished project that has yet to be shot]. So I get to say, in a nice, dignified way, that I wasn’t available when that movie was being shot. But Clarice meant so much ...


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Lecter and Chilton are both in Bimini in the Bahamas which is where Hannibal calls Clarice from. It is unclear how he knew that Chilton was going to be there. But presumably, Lecter could have simply called his office and been informed that he was (going to be) on vacation in the Bahamas. Lecter follows Chilton because of the treatment meted out to him in ...


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Starling and her friend, Ardelia Mapp, have a conversation (after the scene where Lecter escapes from custody). Staling notes that Lecter said that "everything we need to catch him is right here in these pages". The subsequent dialogue goes like this: Ardelia Mapp: Is this Lecter's handwriting? "Clarice, doesn't this random scattering of sites seem ...


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It is never revealed, but in the discussion between Starling and Lectur after he meets the Senator, he asks her questions to get her to put together the reason Buffalo Bill is killing. Now think on the exchange. He repeats the word Simplicity. Simplicity was or still is a company that made patterns for women to sew at home. Now she doesn't pick up on ...



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