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Boxed set edition of the Millennium Trilogy.



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Noomi Rapace as Lisbeth Salander

Noomi Rapace is the Swedish actress playing the part of Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium movies. Initially questioned whether she could handle the strong and unusual role of Lisbeth, she has risen throughout the movies. Today, her critically acclaimed part as Lisbeth has awarded her with multiple prizes from different Swedish juries. 

Noomi Rapace, née Noomi Norén, was born in Järna, outside Stockholm, Sweden. Her father was Rogelio Durán, a Spanish Flamenco singer, and her mother is Nina Norén, a Swedish actress. When she was five years old, she moved with her mother and stepfather to Flúðir, Iceland, where they stayed for three years. She gained her first acting experience when she played a non-speaking role in "Í skugga hrafnsins" by Hrafn Gunnlaugsson when she was eight years old.

Seventeen years old, she debuted on TV with the part of Lucinda Gonzales in the series "Tre Kronor". 1998 to 1999, Noomi Rapace studied at Skara Skolscen. The following years, she worked at a couple of smaller theaters in Sweden until she was engaged at Swedens two finest theaters, Stockholms stadsteater and The Royal Dramatic Theatre in 2003. Until this date, she has participated in many Swedish plays and movies.

In 2010, Noomi Rapace was awarded for her leading actress role in the Swedish "Män som hatar kvinnor" (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) with a guldbagge (a Swedish Oscar) as well as Dagens Nyheters kulturpris.

Noomi Rapache is married to actor Ola Rapace, and together they have a son, Lev.

Quotes (translated)

"I'm interested in the darker aspects of mankind, that which is not easy or well balanced. The cracks." (DN 2007-11-23)

"We need more extreme movies in Sweden, personal projects not necessarily aimed towards a big audience. I think such goals (big audiences) inhibits creativity" (DN 2007-11-23)

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Sra. Rapace, su Lisbeth Salaner es impagable. Sepa que tiene una fan en Argentina, al igual que el Sr. Larsson, RIP.

- Alicia J. Bianchi B., 21 December 2013

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and your money

- shayla, 20 December 2013

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Why is being strong and or a Strong woman such a mystery to people?

Punk rock is all I can say. Stand up and stand for something. Your rights your freedom. Your respect!

- Shayla, 20 December 2013

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I read the trilogy first and then saw the movie starring Rooney Mara. I thought it was great!! Then I saw the Swedish production with Noomi Rapace; It was awesome!!! To me, it was a top quality job of production and acting. It was a terrible loss, when Stieg Larsson passed away.

- Marion MacDougall, 16 December 2013

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WAT EEN TALENT. SUPER gewoon.

Heb de serie reeds drie keer gezien.

Zij verdient de amerikaanse oscar voor de rol van Lisbeth briljant door haar neergezet.

- Paula, 10 September 2013

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Noomi Rapace IS Lisbeth Salander. I started reading the first book slowly and by the time I got to the middle of it, I watched the Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Rapace is amazing. The American version I actually wouldn't give more than 3.5 stars out of 10 while the Swedish movies I bough all 3 a week after I saw the first one and I give them 10 out of 10. Rapace is sexy, stylish and brilliant, the perfect person to play Salander. The American version felt dull and washed out compared to the Swedish movies. I love Rapace, she's a strong influence and a outstanding actress.

- Krisztina, 25 July 2013

Could not agree with you more

- Jersey Johnnie, 31 July 2013

The Swedish version of the movie... close to perfection. The performance of Ms. Rapace... absolutely amazing. I've watched all three movies twice, and enjoyed them every time.

One thing I cannot agree with you: to my personal taste, Ms. Rapace is far from being sexy, but as Lisbeth... she rocks.

- Marcel, 1 August 2013

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M/S,Rapace, may I thank you for the trilogy of Millenium by Stieg Larsson & your

portrait of Lisbeth Salander, Since 1940, when I was six years old, I have been an avid fan of the cinema. But there are only 4(four) films that wiill never be erased from my memory, I.E.. "To Kill A Mocking Bird", "The African Queen"

& "The Man who would b King",,,& Now Ofcourse the Millenium Trilogy,,,. may I also state that this is the first time i have ever wrote to an actor,,,,Good Luck To your future endeavers... From the father of two girls & grandad of four boys, & one GIRL (ellia alice)

- william charters, 15 April 2013

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The American movie is not bad, I enjoyed it, but the original Swedish version is still a couple of notches better, and Noomie Rapace's Lisbeth is still the best, there's no contest for me, as well as Michael Nyqvist's Mikael. And I'm not biased, since I'm a fan of Daniel Craig in his other movies, notably Bond.

Noomie is Lisbeth, and Mara, while not "bad", is only a pale copy.

- Korrigan, 6 April 2013

I agree completely.

The Swedish version gets the nod for best movie.

- Ed Styffe Canada, 18 Mars 2014

I agree too! They are great

- nona, 28 Mars 2014

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Well, first I read the books some years ago, and I loved to read, I devoured them. Years later I watched the Swedish productioned films, admirable.

I would say I "can't" watch the US styled film since I do like the Swedish actors and their characters much more. In my opinion the American style doesn't match to that what the author described!

However, isn't it a pity the author died?

- fr-wo.Zu, 3 April 2013

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I was Introduced to Stieg Larsson and the Millennium triology when my friend showed me the French version of "The Girl Who Played With Fire" because he did the cover art and it is me on the cover. The author name sounded familiar. When I returned from NYC to Albuquerque, I saw the books at my mom's house and remembered that it was her books where I first saw them. I immediately read them because my French isn't fluent enough for the copy I had. I was immersed and am a fan. I didn't even know my friend had signed a deal using my face, but oh well. I hope to see more books as Frank Herbert's son did with the Dune saga. The writing isn't exactly the same or as sophisticated, it is for the love of the characters. Thank you Stieg Larsson for your books and your.cause. R.I.P.

- Name/signature, 4 mars 2013

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