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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The
6 July 2012
Excerpt: Convicted journalist Mikael Blomkvist gets requested by industrialist Henrik Vanger to delve into Vanger’s family history and find out what happened 40 years ago to Harriet Vanger, Henrik’s niece who disappeared from the island where the Hanger family lives.
Excerpt: Unless you’ve been in a cave (or missing) the last several years, then you’ve undoubtedly heard of Stieg Larsson’s series of books. These consist of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo , The Girl who Played with Fire and The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (reportedly there’s a fourth book, but...
Excerpt: Lisbeth Salander, here played by Rooney Mara, is a film character scholars will dissect for eternity. Whether it’s the source novels, the screen adaptation(s), or the performance, the quirks and sometimes unspecified background create genuine intrigue into her brilliance.
Excerpt: The Movie After the posthumous success of Stieg Larsson�s Millennium Trilogy - with millions of book sales worldwide and a series of critically acclaimed Swedish film adaptations - it was only natural that Hollywood would turn its attention towards Larsson�s trio of dark tales.
Conclusion: David Fincher's 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' is a beautifully-crafted motion picture with a challenging murder mystery at its center. Fincher openly embraces the dark overtones of Stieg Larsson's novel and turns it into his own gothic vision of the morbid, violent desires within the hearts of...
Excerpt: The Movie When a disgraced Swedish journalist's life is falling apart after a very public lawsuit, a super-rich, super-old industrialist reaches out with a strange offer: to put his investigative skills to work, solving the 40-year-old murder of a young girl.
Conclusion: One could probably write a dissertation about the layers, themes, and characters of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with only cursory mention of the murder mystery plot. Indeed, David Fincher's latest masterpiece and the source novel both are complexly thought-provoking beyond the confines of a film...