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Jan 29, 2019

Noomi Rapace became an international sensation playing Lisbeth Salander in the original, Swedish version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” and its sequels. Hollywood beckoned and leading roles in such films as Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus” and Brian DePalma’s “Passion” followed. Now she stars in Vicky Jewson’s Netflix nail-biter “Close,” in a role based on real-life female bodyguard Jacquie Davis. In this half hour, Rapace talks about the intense training she went through to prepare for the part, and how that awareness expands to all aspects of her life. Plus she explains how “kicking ass” is more a mental exercise than a physical one.