Love is blind. In the literal and figurative sense. A middle-aged man falls in love with a young girl and loses his head. As a result of an accident the man becomes completely blind. After surgery, they rent a summer house at the countryside to relax. The girl becomes his only companion and guide in this new strange blind world. But the man feels that there is someone else in the house.
This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago.
A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.