The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Analysis

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The Girl with the Dragoon Tattoo

Introduction

“The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo” (Swedish: Män som hatar kvinnor – literally – Men who hate women) is a drama thriller with a production budget of $13 million based on the first part of the trilogy “Millennium” written by the Swedish author Stieg Larsson. A Yellow Bird co-production with ZDF Enterprises, Sveriges Television (SVT) and Nordisk Film, the movie is directed by Niels Arden Oplev, a Danish director and producer, who is well-known for “We Shall Overcome” (2006) and “Worlds Apart” (2008). It tells the story of a journalist named Mikael Blomkvist who is helped by a pierced, tattooed and punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander in his search for the killer of a wealthy patriarch 's niece who has been dead for forty years. In addition, the film stars Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace.

Creative Producers

YellowBird, which was established in Sweden in 2003, operates as a film and TV series production company both locally and internationally. The company’s main focus is on international co-productions based on books with production comprising of a series of films with one or more of the movies also released in theatres (Bloomberg 2017). As Erik Hultkvist - Business Development, once stated, YellowBird’s purpose is to “turn bestsellers into blockbusters” (Stenport 2012). Therefore, the company achieved great success with productions adapted from Kurt Wallander‘s novels, Stieg Larsson 's worldwide phenomenon The

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