The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
aka Män som hatar kvinnor
Reviewed in June 2010
Director: Niels Arden Oplev. Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Haber, Ingvar Hirdwall, Björn Granath, Peter Andersson, Lena Endre, Marika Lagercrantz, Gösta Bredefeldt, Gunnel Lindblom, Ewa Fröling, Julia Sporre, Nina Norén, Stefan Sauk, Tomas Köhler. Screenplay: Nikolaj Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg (based on the novel by Stieg Larsson).
Twitter Capsule: A fiasco of form and aesthetics. Heightens the book's sadism and patchiness, but adds nothing.

Photo © 2009 Yellow Bird Films/Nordisk Film/SVT/
Danish Filminstitute, © 2010 Music Box Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+


VOR: (1)   (What is this?)


Awards:
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Foreign-Language Film
Satellite Awards: Best Actress, Drama (Rapace); Best Foreign Language Film

Permalink Home 2010 ABC Blog E-Mail