When characters are talking to Starling, they often talk direct to camera, when she is talking to them, she is always looking slightly off-camera. Director Jonathan Demme explained that this was done so as the audience would directly experience her POV, but not theirs, hence encouraged the audience to more readily identify with her.
Will Graham - Outfits in Amuse-Bouche
She’s confused about who I am which I can relate to.
The very air had screams smeared on it. He flinched from the noise in this silent room.
Name the lure after someone you cherish.
I AM LAUGHING SO HARD (bonus drawing from my sister)