Francis Dolarhyde (Ralph Fiennes), on the other hand, a harelipped
ex-bed wetter now bench-pressing hundreds of pounds, is in visionary thrall to Blake's painting The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun, a print of which he keeps in his attic.
There was a car waiting for his green light right beside us while we talked and as we continued our chatter I looked into that luxurious limousine: a handsome, blond, liveried chauffeur sat at the wheel, while in the back seat I saw a wreck of a young man, beautifully turned out in an expensive-looking three-piece suit, his face a map of scars, dwarfiike, harelipped
, hunchbacked, deformed.
The 'passenger' observes Tod's 'sensing mechanism' that guides him to 'Hispanics, Asians, Arabs, Amerindians' and a 'secondary repertoire of alerted hostility towards pimps, hookers, junkies, the insane, the clubfooted, the harelipped
, the homosexual male, and the very old'.