Friday, February 06, 2015

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In (Swedish).jpg

Oskar is a wimpy 12 year old who is mercilessly bullied at school. As a result he spends most of his free time making plans to exact revenge on his tormentors. It is in this world that he befriends his mysterious new neighbor, Eli, who seems to be of his same age. The window you are shown in to Eli's life leaves with you no doubt about her nature. But is her kind and yearning companionship towards Oskar that carries the film. In spite of the good acting, direction and script, the movie left me feeling hollow. Maybe the weight of expectations sunk it...

Rating: * *

Poster licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia.

No comments: