Tattoo is thrilling first installment in three-part series
By Jeremiah Robert Wierenga
The two protagonists don't even meet until an hour into the film, this protracted prologue focusing on Mikael's legal woes and a vicious cat-and-mouse struggle waged between Lisbeth and her sadistic, sex-crazed legal guardian.
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