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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • 2011
  • US/Sweden/UK/Germany
  • 157 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: David Fincher
  • Cast: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright, Yorick van Wageningen, Joely Richardson
  • UK release: 26 December 2011

An investigative journalist (Craig) forms an uneasy alliance with a computer hacker (Mara) in an attempt to solve a disappearance. Fincher amps up the dark poetry and Mara exudes a barely suppressed rage in every scene, elevating a populist novel into a compelling (if overlong) drama of bleakness and corruption.

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

13 Dec 20114 stars

Mara and Fincher elevate a populist novel into a compelling drama of bleakness and corruption

David Fincher directs a version of Stieg Larsson’s Millenium trilogy – revenge thrillers don’t come with more high-powered credentials than that. While Steven Zaillian’s script sticks a little too closely to the labyrinthine plotting of the original…

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - The story so far

12 Dec 2011

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The imminent release of David Fincher’s adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, the first in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, is a bona-fide global pop culture event. Larsson’s books have sold over 50 million copies worldwide, and have spawned…

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