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11 March 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

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It's been lauded from Toronto to Timbuktu as one of the best horror movies ever, and one of the best movies in years. Swedish vampire movie Let The Right One In is like nothing you've ever seen: childishly sweet, blood-soaked, realistic and fantastical in equal measure. So you'll want to check out this exclusive new UK trailer and poster immediately.

The story follows Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), a 12 year-old boy who is bullied in school as he befriends the new girl next door, Eli (Lina Leandersson) - who may have a secret. Like maybe she's not quite human. Tentative friendship, preadolescent love and extreme violence ensue.

Click the thumbnail below to view the film's final poster.

The film's out here on April 10, which by our count is not soon enough.


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Good book as well, looks like faithful adap
Half way through the book now and well worth it. From the snippets on the trailers etc it looks like they're doing a good job adapting, though I agree with the comment re them focusing on the shock angle in the trailers. but it will be thoughtful as well! looking forward to it. More

Posted by jaydigriz at 10:18 on 14 March 2009 | Report This Post

Trailers rarely convey the true nature of the movie...
It really bugs me that movie trailers seem to cater towards whoever the studios think the biggest demographic of potential viewers will be. I guess that's the business. But having seen LTROI, it is all those things the text in the trailer claims it is, a modern masterpiece, sublime, beautiful, heartachingly poetic etc. So why does the trailer make it out to be some kind of straight-forward, vacuous, art-house horror flick?? Pitched right, pitched as a true representation of what LTROI is REALLY More

Posted by ashverjee at 12:12 on 12 March 2009 | Report This Post

Trailers rarely convey the true nature of the movie...
It really bugs me that movie trailers seem to cater towards whoever the studios think the biggest demographic of potential viewers will be. I guess that's the business. But having seen LTROI, it is all those things the text in the trailer claims it is, a modern masterpiece, sublime, beautiful, heartachingly poetic etc. So why does the trailer make it out to be some kind of straight-forward, vacuous, art-house horror flick?? Pitched right, pitched as a true representation of what LTROI is REALLY More

Posted by ashverjee at 11:47 on 12 March 2009 | Report This Post

i saw this
this film is well worth the watch it's nothing fantastic but it will definetly keep you entertained it's a rather nice story i think they should have left the subtitles cause the accent or foreigness if i may added a certain eerieness to it More

Posted by SteadyEddie at 00:32 on 12 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: language?
Swedish More

Posted by lost4eva at 21:22 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

I still can't get over the fact that this movie is pretty much perfect. More

Posted by edbh at 21:03 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

weirdly enough..
I downloaded this film last november and burnst it on to dvd :S....it is brilliant though, I recommend to everybody! More

Posted by Tex Hex at 20:57 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

language?
is the film going to be in swedish or english? More

Posted by princess_movie at 20:41 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

I shall look forward to this, it looks fantastic. More

Posted by D.J at 19:41 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bit late huh?
Saw this in Denmark a couple of months ago. Loved it! A very very very very good horror film. Actually it is on my top 5 of all time horror films. More

Posted by Fincher at 19:05 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Bit late huh?
Looking forward to this saw the trailer before Watchmen and it looks fantastic, will be seeing it for sure. More

Posted by matthewforan at 17:31 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Book & Remake?
Ah sweeeeet, i loved the book and that trailer very much makes me want to see this. I am hopeless at watching (supposedly) scary films, however, when one truly makes me shiver (The Orphanage) i do love them. McQueen, there is a remake ALREADY!?!?! FFS More

Posted by bartycrouch at 17:30 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Bit late huh?
Like snake-eyes says the R1 dvd is out and so is the region free blu-ray which makes more sense to get rather than waiting another month for the cinema. Likewise Taken was out in the UK in Oct. at the flicks and Jan on disc, yet in an unknown reversal only just came out in the US at the cinema 2 weeks ago. Therein lies the problem with cinema and disc. Steven Soderbergh said a couple of years back that all the hype is given to the theatrical release and minimal given to home video and why should More

Posted by boostergold at 16:47 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Disappointing
Went in with low expectations, but knowing many claim it to be a cracking gem, but I came out feeling it was interesting, but lacked anything of substance. Light fluff for the most part, and I couldn't help but think of those horrible Twilight trailers they kept playing in cinemas in November, exactly the same idea, and there's a good reason I missed the American version. Though the actual American remake should be somewhat interesting. Still, it's not a horror film, it's a comedy drama, that More

Posted by Ethanial at 15:59 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

This film rocked!
I loved this too much. It is my favourite of the year so far. Excellent! More

Posted by Seamie at 15:53 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Major disappointment :(
As a huge fan of the book, the film version was a major letdown, it gutted the original source material to such an extent that some of the most important elements are totally missed or never investigated. It looks fantastic, has excellent performances from the two young leads but, despite having a screenplay by the author, they've managed to make a diluted version of the book with it not even feeling like a greatest hits of the book! I await the US remake with interest because there is still a More

Posted by losthighway at 15:37 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

This movie is VERY special. A shot through the heart (and you're to blame) for modern horror. Add this movie to REC and I think we may have a (foreign) horror renaissance. Avoid the inevitable remake like the plague. More

Posted by McQueen at 15:11 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Yeah, it's awesome
That trailer kinda tries to sell it as something else though, something more horror/thriller-esque, which I don't think is right - the film I'd say it was most similar to is Twilight (which this is way better than, despite Twilight being actually pretty good), couldn't they skew the marketing campaign closer to that audience? More

Posted by sowasred2012 at 14:49 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

What's Exclusive?
I've already got the film on R1 DVD and that's an old trailer. You fucking dolts. More

Posted by Snake-Eyes at 14:46 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

Brilliant film...
Saw this last November in New York, so glad it's finally getting a UK release. Can't sing it's praises highly enough. Go see it! More

Posted by goregoregirl at 14:22 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post

I love it how they try and hide the fact that it's a foreign film by having no speech in the trailer. Looks special, though. More

Posted by muchobenny at 14:14 on 11 March 2009 | Report This Post


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