The Film Spotlight for the week goes to a movie that’s been out for a few months. Its been packing art house screens for the last few months and has now started getting year-end recognition and appearing on over 40 top 10 lists. The film is Let the Right One in, and it comes out of Sweden.
It’s based upon a novel by the same name and deals with a 12-year-old boy who is regularly bullied at school. A new girl named Eli moves in next door, and she only comes out at night. Soon the boy forges a friendship with Eli and realizes that she’s a vampire. Through their friendship, Eli convinces Oskar to finally strike back against his attackers.
The film is already being remade for the US and is scheduled to be released in 2010. Search this one out at your local art house. Watch the trailer below.
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