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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Chloe Moretz
Richard Jenkins
Elias Koteas
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Cara Buono
Sasha Barrese
Directors
Matt Reeves
Screenwriters
Matt Reeves
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Let The Right One In gets some new blood


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Plot
Los Alamos, New Mexico, 1983. Bullied, 12 year-old Owen (Smit-McPhee) finds unexpected friendship in the form of the ‘girl’ next door: pale, fragile Abby (Moretz), who walks barefoot in the snow, is a whizz with a Rubik’s Cube, and feasts on human blood.


Verdict
Not as deep as the original, but certainly more of a crowdpleaser — and it’s hard to imagine a more intelligent and well-crafted American horror being released this year.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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