let the right one in

Let the right one in (Låt den rätte komma in)

A fragile, afraid boy, 12-year-old Oskar is consistently afraid by his stronger classmates but never strikes back. The abandoned boy’s ambition for a acquaintance seems to appear accurate if he meets Eli, aswell 12, who moves in next aperture to him with her father. A pale, austere boyish girl, she alone comes out at night and doesn’t assume afflicted by the freezing temperatures. Coinciding with Eli’s accession is a alternation of baffling disappearances and murders. One man is begin angry to a tree, addition arctic in the lake, a woman apathetic in the neck. Blood seems to be the accepted denominator and for an alienated boy like Oskar, who is absorbed by abominable stories, it doesn’t yield continued afore he abstracts out that Eli is a vampire. But by now a attenuate affair has blossomed amid Oskar and Eli, and she gives him the backbone to action aback adjoin his aggressors. Oskar becomes more acquainted of the tragic, barbaric ambit of Eli’s plight, but cannot accompany himself to abdicate her. Arctic always in a twelve-year-old’s body, with all the beginning animosity and abashed affections of a boyish adolescent, Eli knows that she can alone abide to reside if she keeps on moving. But if Oskar faces his darkest hour, Eli allotment to avert him the alone way she can…

imdb rating: 8.3
AHM rating: 7.5

Posted on December 16, 2008

Category : Reviews

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