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R| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
When Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), a sensitive, bullied 12-year-old boy living with his mother in suburban Sweden, meets his new neighbor, the mysterious and moody Eli (Lina Leandersson), they strike up a friendship. Initially reserved with each other, Oskar and Eli slowly form a close bond, but it soon becomes apparent that she is no ordinary young girl. Eventually, Eli shares her dark, macabre secret with Oskar, revealing her connection to a string of bloody local murders.

Cast: Kåre Hedebrant , Lina Leandersson , Per Ragnar , Henrik Dahl , Karin Bergquist , Peter Carlberg , Ika Nord , Mikael Rahm

Director: Tomas Alfredson

Genres: Horror

Let the Right One In (2008)

Release Date: October 24th, 2008|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Stick your neck out for this Swedish horror show. It's a winner, full of mirth and malice, plus a young romance you'll never see on the Disney Channel. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Strikes a surprising array of notes: scary, sad and hopeful. The director, Tomas Alfredson, does a great job of presenting peril in the film. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A remarkably fine and genuinely frightening movie about a teenage vampire. show more

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