Let The Right One In (2008)
[ Movie Page: Let the Right One in (Lat den ratte komma in) (2008) ]
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Let The Right One In Plot Synopsis:Oskar, a bullied 12-year old, dreams of revenge. He falls in love with Eli, a peculiar girl. She can't stand the sun or food and to come into a room she needs to be invited. Eli gives Oskar the strength to hit back but when he realizes that Eli needs to drink other people's blood to live he's faced with a choice. How much can love forgive? Set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1982.
Let The Right One In (2008) Review
Not to be confused with the US version, Let the Right One In directed by Tomas Alfredson is another great vampire movie. The tone and feel of this vampire film are both that of terror to a small town and that of pity for the vampire. The vampire comes in the shape of a little girl who looks both timid and weak but carries a deadly secret. Eli (Lina Leandersson) drinks the blood of her victims with little remorse, but you still care for her character as that is the only way for her to sustain her undead life.
I do not want to give away the plot, but Eli needs new help and finds that in little Oskar (Kare Hedebrant). There is a great scene where Eli walks into Oskar’s home without being invited and blood drains from the body. Oskar feels such remorse/pity for Eli that he quickly invites her in.
- Let The Right One In Rating Scores
- Our Score: 7
- Overall Score: 8.06
- IMDB: 7.9
- MetaCritic: 8.2
- Rotten Tomatoes: 9.8
AKA: Let the Right One In
Runtime: 115 minutes
Genre: Horror, Drama, Romance
Total Avg. Votes: 191,245 MPAA Rating: R
Let The Right One In Writers: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Let The Right One In Director: Tomas Alfredson
Box Office: $2,100,000
Production: Magnet/Magnolia Pictures
Language: Swedish, Spanish