THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB
(15) CLAIRE FOY plays hacker Lisbeth Salander in this adaptation of the fourth book in Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series – which was penned by David Lagercrantz after Larsson’s death.
Computer scientist Frans Balder (Stephen Merchant) hires Lisbeth to access to the servers of the National Security Agency (NSA) and steal his FireFall application.
Lisbeth’s actions Claire Foy as Lisbeth Salander attract the attention of an NSA agent (Lakeith Stanfield), who travels to Sweden to bring the hacker to justice. The theft is complicated when masked assailants storm Lisbeth’s lair and leave her for dead.
The bruised heroine contacts journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Sverrir Gudnason) who helps identify the attackers.
Lisbeth follows the evidence and realises that the brilliant mind of Balder’s autistic son August (Christopher Convery) is the key to cracking the case.