The Watching Hour: Let The Right One In
Sweden, 2008, 114 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Based on a Book, Coming of Age, Foreign, Horror, Romance
Language: Swedish English Sub-Titles
35mm presentation - Watch this before you see the unnecessary American remake!
Twelve-year-old Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant), the constant target of bullies, spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news items about the grisly murders plaguing his town. But things change when he meets a new girl named Eli (Lina Leandersson), a misfit vampire who steals his heart. As a serial killer continues to prey on teen boys in their small Swedish village, Eli helps Oskar find the courage to stand up to his tormenters.
DIRECTOR: Tomas Alfredson
Screenwriter: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Cinematographer: Hoyte Van Hoytema
Principal Cast: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl, Karin Bergquist, Peter Carlberg, Ika Nord, Mikael Rahm
US Distributor: Magnet Releasing
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