Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Låt den rätte komma in

My love affair with Scandanavia continues with my watching last night of Let The Right One In, a Swedish film. Its a vampire film, but it exceeds most vampire films by leaps and bounds. It will forever be one of those movies against which I judge all others. The two young actors who play the leads are phenomenal. Their relationship is the focus, not just vampires and killing and gore, which is often the case in vampire films. It is beautifully shot with the snowy Swedish winter as its backdrop. It is a beautiful story with great visuals. It is simple and touching. I would use two words to describe it: amazingly enjoyable. Oh yeah, and it got a 97% rating at Rotten Tomatoes.

1 comment:

Brian said...

We watched this a couple of weeks ago after it was recommended by a friend and Netflix. It was good. We talked about it for a few days after.