One couple from Pennsylvania is struggling to sell a house that was in the movie “Silence of the Lambs” figured as the house of psychopath killer Buffalo Bill. Scott and Barbara Lloyd put their home on sale last summer, but chopped the starting price of $300,000 to $250,000. Last year, the house had the second largest number of searches on the site Realtor.com, but the ad was mainly attracted curious seekers but not serious buyer, said Lloyd.
In the horror from 1991, actually appear living room and dining room of the house where, however, there is no hole in the basement where the killer, which starred Ted Levine, tortured his victims. These gloomy scenes were filmed in a studio.
British actor Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for the role of Hannibal Lecter, the cannibal psychiatrist whose advices helped FBI agent Clarice Starling to find and kill Buffalo Bill. Jodie Foster, who played Starling also won an Oscar.
“The fact that a home gets a ton of publicity doesn’t necessarily add up to a quick sale,”states the online real estate agency.