The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Poster

Release Date: October 29th, 2010

DVD Release Date: January 25th, 2011

R|2 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Hospitalized Lisbeth (Noomi Rapace) awaits her murder trial, while Mikael (Michael Nyqvist) tries to establish her innocence.

Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom, Micke Spreitz

Director: Daniel Alfredson

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: ZDF Enterprises, Nordisk Film, Yellow Bird, Sveriges Television, Film Väst

Distributors: Music Box

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Mostly The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest belongs to Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist), the tall and intrepid magazine journalist who is determined to clear Lisbeth's name, and who goes about doing so - and making espresso and checking his e-mail - with zeal. show more

  • The movie features a great finish, where three movies' worth of subplots and characters dovetail into a breathtaking climax and final confrontation that is positively soul satisfying. show more

  • Once Lisbeth has her day in court, though, the buildup pays off and then some. show more

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