SBS World Movies: The Millennium Trilogy


Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy has sold around 22 million copies worldwide. Watch and enjoy Danish filmmaker Niels Adren Oplev’s three feature adaptations – featuring Noomi Rapace in her breakthrough role as Lisbeth Salander and the late Michael Nyqvist as journalist Mikael Blomkvist – on SBS World Movies in September, and stream each film after its broadcast at SBS On Demand.

 

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Wednesday 21 September, 9:55pm on SBS World Movies / Streaming after at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Denmark, 2009
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Language: Sweden
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Ewa Fröling
What’s it about?
While working to solve the mystery of a 40-year-old murder, discredited journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Nyqvist) and a mysterious tattooed computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Rapace) discover that even the wealthiest families have skeletons in their closets.

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The Girl Who Played with Fire

Thursday 22 September, 9:35pm on SBS World Movies / Streaming after at SBS On Demand

MA15+, CC
Sweden, 2009
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Language: Swedish, Italian, French
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Peter Andersson, Michael Nyqvist, Sofia Ledarp, Georgi Staykov
What’s it about?
In the sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Lisbeth and Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring. However, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Friday 23 September, 9:45pm on SBS World Movies / Streaming after at SBS On Demand

MA15+
Denmark, 2009
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Language: Swedish
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Annika Hallin, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre
What’s it about?
The third and final film from the trilogy picks up with Lisbeth recovering in hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael is determined to prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

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