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The Dragon Has Arrived.

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Drama, Movies

dragon_tattooThe most popular book of the last year is now a movie! The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a Swedish film based on the international bestselling novel by Stieg Larsson.  The film, set in Sweden in the bleak winter, is a thriller, a mystery, and includes some action.  What people are drawn to most about this story is the intriguing main character, Lisbeth Salander.  Lisbeth is a goth hacker, emotionally unavailable, and clearly affected by violent experiences in her past.  She sticks out like a sore thumb among the conservative men in suits who populate the story.  The film follows Lisbeth and Mikael, a disgraced journalist, as they are hired to solve a 40 year-old mystery.   Hollywood is already planning an American remake of this intense film, which comes out on DVD on July 7.