With David Fincher’s adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo hurtling onto DVD and Blu-ray next week we thought we’d tease a little more anticipation out of you with a little look behind the scenes of the film.
Here Daniel Craig and Fincher himself talking about the construction of the film, brick by brick in Craig’s words, and it’s interesting to line up the Hollywood remake with the original Swedish film from Niels Arden Oplev to see how the mystery unfolds in each.
Larsson’s story is necessarily tightly structured with information uncovered piece by piece until the final moments when everything becomes clear and like the two films adapted from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In there are subtleties and more overt differences to the films, all of which add fuel to the ever burning question of the point of Hollywood’s English language remakes. Certainly having David Fincher on board guarantees you’ll have something interesting, even if you’re familiar with the original film.
Here’s the video, Daniel Craig swears in it. Only once, but it’s a rude swear so be warned if you’re playing this out loud in front of sensitive people.
If you want to go further behind the scenes of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo you can enter the official competition on the film’s Facebook page to win tickets to an exclusive event featuring props from the film and book memorabilia in London’s Covent Garden.