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Significant depictions in popular culture

Vilnius is mentioned in the movie The Hunt For Red October (1990) as being the boyhood home of the sub commander Marko Ramius, and as being where his grandfather taught him to fish; he is also referenced once in the movie as "The Vilnius Schoolmaster". Ramius is played by Sean Connery.
Author Thomas Harris' character Hannibal Lecter is revealed to be from Vilnius and its aristocracy in the movie Hannibal Rising. Lecter is portrayed more popularly and often by Sir Anthony Hopkins, although Brian Cox played Lecter in the movie Manhunter.
The memoir, A Partisan from Vilna (2010), details the life and struggles of Rachel Margolis. Her family's sole survivor, she escaped from the Vilna Ghetto with other members of the resistance movement, the FPO (United Partisan Organization), and joined the Soviet partisans in the Lithuanian forests to sabotage the Nazis.

source: Wikipedia

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  • Sts. Peter & Paul's Church

    Sts. Peter & Paul's Church

    Antakalnio gatve 1

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  • Kgb Museum

    Kgb Museum

    Aukų g. 2a, LT-01113, Vilnius

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  • Vilnius Old Town

    The Old Town of Vilnius, one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe, has an ...

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  • The Narutis Hotel

    The Narutis Hotel is among the best, finest places to stay in Vilnius. Beautifully placed nearby Signatory's House (Signataru Namai), Sts. Johns' Church (Sv. Jonu Baznyci...

  • Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel

    Located within Vilnius, Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel is a premium hotel conveniently positioned near St. Casimir's Church (Sv. Kazimiero Baznycia), Salento DiscoPub ...

  • Rinno hotel

    With Synagogue, Vilnius Choral Synagogue and St. Nicholas' Church (Sv. Mikalojaus Baznycia) properly placed near the three and half star hotel, Rinno hotel; this hotel is...

  • Ramada Hotel and Suites Vilnius

    Ramada Hotel and Suites Vilnius is one of the ideal, premium places to lodge in Vilnius. Perfectly found around Vilnius City Tour, Holy Trinity Church and Basilian Gate a...

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