Let the Right One In
- 1h 54min
- Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
- Cast: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
- Language: Swedish
- Website: www.lettherightoneinmovie.com
Adapted from his debut novel by Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist, this chilling coming of age story breathes new life into a tired vampire genre. It's the early 80s in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeburg and a life-changing friendship is struck between lonely 12-year-old Oskar (Hedebrant) and pale newcomer Eli (Leandersson). A work of nuance, sophistication and calmness – the blood soaked poetry of which is not easy to forget.
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Let The Right One In (Lat Den Ratte Komma In)2 Apr 2009
DRAMA/HORROR Let the Right One In is a chilling Swedish coming-of-age story that breathes new life into a tired vampire genre marred by American high school teenagers and Christian lobbyist novelists (Stephanie Meyer, Anne Rice). It’s the early 80s in…
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