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Let the right One in

Original title: Låt den rätte komma in
German title: So finster die Nacht
Sweden, 2008

Director: Alfredson, Thomas
Production company: EFTI, Filmpool Nord, Sandrew Metronome
Co-producers: SVT
Age recommendation: 16 years and up

Let the Right one in is a story both violent and highly romantic, set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1981.Oskar is 12 and being bullied. One evening in the playground he’s jabbing his knife into a tree, whispering the name of his tormentors. Suddenly, a girl is standing on the climbing frame, a girl his own age whom he has never seen before. Her name is Eli and she is full of contradictions; her wise look, her strange smell, that fact that she is wearing such thin clothing, her neglected and skinny, yet so beautiful, appearance. Eli is not like other people, she can’t bear the sun, she can’t eat food, and to come into a room she needs to be invited. She needs to drink peoples blood to survive.

Rotterdam 2008, Budapest 2008, Buenos Aires 2008, Tribeca 2008, Lisboa 2008, Seattle 2008, Los Angeles 2008, Karlovy Vary 2008, Vancouver 2008, Sitges 2008, Abu Dhabi 2008, Warsaw 2008, Luebeck 2008, Vienna 2008, Ljubljana 2008, Thessaloniki 2008, Torino 2008, Tallinn 2008, Jerusalem 2009, Belgrade 2009, Gaffa Vienna 2009

Website: www.lettherightoneinmovie.com

World sales address/es:
Bavaria Media International (DE)

Sold to:
MFA+-Filmverleih (D)
Sandrew (S)