A disgraced financial journalist employs a beautiful young hacker to help him investigate the disappearance of a young girl from a wealthy family forty years previously, only to uncover a series of unsolved murders and a dark family history that puts them both in mortal danger. Adapting Stieg Larsson’s seminal novel for the big screen depended a lot on the casting of Lisbeth Salander, the ruthless and secretive hacker and eponymous girl of the title. Noomi Rapace embraced the role and, alongside co-star Michael Nyqvist, delivered a standout performance that makes the film one of the best Swedish thrillers of all time.

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