Let The Right One In is a small Swedish movie that has just come out in New York and Los Angeles and lots of other cities soon.
It’s a hauntingly beautiful story about two 12 year olds that fall in love.
One of them happens to be a vampire.
Devoid of a lot of the Anne Rice nonsense (aristocratic vampires drinking blood from wine glasses and looking pompus) and the modernization (buffy, true blood,etc… which I like), the story is told with a vivid sense of realism and quiet grace. Which is not to call it a boring movie. Not in the slightest. I has great moments of tension and an incredible treatment of its violence. I think it’s my favorite film I’ve seen this year and maybe the best horror movie I’ve ever seen. Though it feels weird calling it that. I…
Actually… the less said the better.
Please if you have a chance to go see Let The Right One In, I suggest you see it.