The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Get ready for the final sting in the tale


The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
The third instalment of the popular arthouse series picks up immediately where the second film ended. Lisbeth is taken to hospital with a bullet in the head, where she makes a slow recovery. Meanwhile her friend still believes in her and works hard for her court case, determined to uncover the evil in her past. The clues point to a rogue cell in the police, who take appropriate violent action to prevent being uncovered. In Swedish language with English subtitles.

146 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Crime, Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

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Your honour, my client is a delicate young woman.
Your honour, my client is a delicate young woman.

Credits

Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom
Director
Daniel Alfredson
ScreenplayUlf Ryberg, from the novel by Stieg Larsson
MusicJacob Groth
CinematographyPeter Mokrosinski
EditingHåkan Karlsson
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2009
Produced byNordisk Film, SVT, Yellow Bird Films, ZDF Enterprises

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreThriller
LanguageMildish, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone (? Ed.)
ViolenceStrong, fairly frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyInfrequent profanities
Drug abuseNone
CommentsTense adult themes.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconOnly if you've seen the first two films
10
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconMinder aksie, nog altyd satisfaksie
10
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote icon'Girl' is smoking
15
Box Office
Vadim Rizov quote iconThe Lisbeth Salander trilogy comes to a close with another dull, talky chapter bound for commercial glory.
3
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15
eye Weekly
Kieran Grant quote iconAs franchise films go, Hornet’s Nest doesn’t tie up loose ends so much as it scoops up loose change.
5
Metacritic.com
22 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
109 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconSlow and mostly devoid of the stellar chemistry between its two leads, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest is a disappointingly uneven conclusion to the Millennium trilogy.
10

What the People say

Internet
6046 Netizens quote iconExciting recapitulation of the Millennium trilogy
14

Average .. 53%

11

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