MELISSA BLOCK, Host:
Bob Mondello reviews "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."
BOB MONDELLO: Unidentified Man: (As character) (Foreign language spoken)
(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, "THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO")
MONDELLO: The film's title in Swedish means "Men Who Hate Women," and it's entirely apt. Lisbeth, pierced, tattooed and played with a sometimes uncontrolled ferocity by Noomi Rapace...
(SOUNDBITE OF SCREAMING)
MONDELLO: A cold case in a frigid landscape, in other words, will likely get hotted up. And unless you have moral objections to subtitles, that's an argument for catching the Scandinavian original. I'm Bob Mondello.
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