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Original title Låt den rätte komma in
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Form Live-action
Average rating 3,94 / 5
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 2008-10-24

Plot summary

Let the Right one in is a story both violent and highly romantic, set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1981. Oskar is 12 and being bullied. One evening in the playground he’s jabbing...

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Festival contact (feature):

Petter Mattsson
+46 8 665 11 34
petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

Theo Tsappos
+46 8 665 11 33
theo.tsappos@filminstitutet.se

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
International title
Distribution title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Project Coordinator
Line Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Sound Design
Animation
Assistant Director
First Assistant Director
Advisor
Stunt Coordinator
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Story Editor
Location Manager
Unit Manager
Runner
Casting
Production Accountant
Casting Assistant
Unit Publicist
Film Commissioner
Post Production Supervisor
First Assistant Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Underwater Photography
Gaffer
Best Boy
Key Grip
On-line Editing
Digital Effects
Digital Editing
Digital Grading
Visual Effects
Orchestra
Conductor
Music Recording Supervisor
Musician
Orchestration
Music Consultant
Assistant Production Designer
Carpenter
Painter
Propman
Costume Designer
Plasterer
Make-up / Hair
Construction Coordinator
Costume Assistant
Pyrotechnician
Stunt
Assistant Film Editor
Foley
Re-recording Mixer
Trainee
Storyboard
Graphics
Translation
Legal Advisor
Other Crew
Governess

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant Oskar
Lina Leandersson Eli
Per Ragnar Håkan
Henrik Dahl Erik
Karin Bergquist Yvonne
Peter Carlberg Lacke
Ika Nord Virginia
Mikael Rahm Jocke
Karl Robert Lindgren Gösta
Anders T Peedu Morgan
Pale Olofsson Larry
Cayetano Ruiz magister Avila
Patrik Rydmark Conny
Johan Sömnes Andreas
Mikael Erhardsson Martin
Rasmus Luthander Jimmy
Sören Källstigen Janne, Eriks kompis
Malin Cederbladh sjukhusreceptionist
Lena Nilsson Håkans sjuksköterska
Bernt Östman Virginias sjuksköterska
Kajsa Linderholm lärarinnan
Adam Stone polis i klassen
Jonas Kruse polis på sjukhus
Ingemar Raukola vaktmästaren
Kent Rishaug kioskägaren
Linus Hanner pojke som dödas
Tom Ljungman ung man 1
Fredrik Ramel ung man 2
Christoffer Bohlin upphängd pojke
Julia Nilsson tonårstjej 1
Elin Almén tonårstjej 2
Bengt Bylund nyhetsuppläsare radio
Nicole Grängshem Eli stand-in
Esmeralda Nikolajeff Eli stunt
Susanne Ruben Eli åldrad
Elif Ceylan Elis röst

Companies

Production Company EFTI AB
Co-Production Company Ljudligan AB
WAG
The Chimney Pot AB
Fido Film AB
Filmpool Nord AB
Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB
Sveriges Television AB
Advance allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2007-02-20
Nordisk Film- & TV Fond
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2008
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2009
Laboratory Nordisk Film Post Production AB
Digital Work and Adaptation The Chimney Pot AS (digitalt efterarbete)
Music Publisher Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia (och rättighetsklarering)
Sound Effects Panorama Film & Teatereffekter (pyroteknik)
Fido Film AB (fysiska och digitala)
Recording Studio Ljudligan AB
Re-recording Mixer The Chimney Pot AS
Ljudligan AB
Caterer Brännabergs Backstugan
Maryloys Catering
Insurance Media Insurance Brokers ApS
Completion Bond Film Finances Scandinavia ApS (färdigställargaranti)
Sales Bavaria Film International GmbH
Other Company Europa Sound Production AB (tramp och mastringsstudio)
Dagsljus Filmequipment AB (inspelningsteknik)

Plot summary

Let the Right one in is a story both violent and highly romantic, set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1981. Oskar is 12 and being bullied. One evening in the playground he’s jabbing his knife into a tree, whispering the name of his tormentors. Suddenly, a girl is standing on the climbing frame, a girl his own age whom he has never seen before. Her name is Eli and she is full of contradictions; her wise look, her strange smell, that fact that she is wearing such thin clothing, her neglected and skinny, yet so beautiful, appearance.
Eli is not like other people, she can’t bear the sun, she can’t eat food, and to come into a room she needs to be invited. She needs to drink peoples blood to survive.

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 145117
Date 2008-01-23
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 3127 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 536, 562, 570, 459, 410, 590.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Sound system Dolby Digital
Width 35 mm
Length in metres 3127 meter
Length in minutes 114 min
Reels 6 rullar


Original work

Original title Låt den rätte komma in (Novel)
Author John Ajvide Lindqvist


Production location

Luleå Sweden 2007-02
Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2008-10-24 Sweden 114 min
Festival showing 2008-01-26 Draken Göteborg Sweden 114 min Göteborg Film Festival.
2008-01-27 Bergakungen 2 Göteborg Sweden 114 min Göteborg Film Festival.
2008-01-30 Draken Göteborg Sweden 114 min Göteborg Film Festival.
DVD release 2009-03-04 Sweden
TV showing 2011-01-08 SVT1 Sweden
2013-03-09 SVT2 Sweden
2014-07-22 SVT1 Sweden
Festival showing 2017-01-29 Roy Göteborg Sweden 114 min Göteborg Film Festival 2017

Soundtrack listing

Original title Kvar i min bil
Composer Per Gessle
Lyrics Per Gessle
Performed by Per Gessle


Original title Strö lite rosor
Composer Sven Helin
Lyrics Karl-Ewert Christenson
Performed by Egon Kjerrmans Underhållningsorkester


Original title Längtans blomma är störst på håll
Composer Franz Schubert
Lyrics Hans Alfredson
Tage Danielsson
Musical Arrangement Lasse Bagge


Original title Försonade
Composer Agnetha Fältskog
Lyrics Agnetha Fältskog
Performed by Agnetha Fältskog


Original title Dags å välja sida
Composer Peps Persson
Lyrics Peps Persson
Performed by Peps Blodsband


Original title Flash in the night
Composer Tim Norell
Lyrics Björn Håkansson
Performed by Secret Service


Awards

Nominated for the Audience Award Stockholm 2009
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2009 Best Achievement Jonas Jansson (för otäckt bra ljud i filmen)
Festival Award Dublin 2009 (bästa film/best film vid Dublin International Film Festival)
(George) Eastman House Award Stockholm 2009 Hoyte van Hoytema (50 000 SEK)
Festival Award Tel Aviv 2009 (bästa spelfilm/best feature film vid The Icon Fantastic Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Nominated for the Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2009 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Per Ragnar
Stockholm 2009 Best Picture
Festival Award Köpenhamn 2009 (Bodil för bästa ickeamerikanska film/Bodil for best non-American film, Denmark:
The Guldbagge Award Stockholm 2009 Best Achievement Patrik Strömdahl (för otäckt bra ljud i filmen)
Stockholm 2009 Best Achievement Per Sundström (för otäckt bra ljud i filmen)
Stockholm 2009 Best Cinematography Hoyte van Hoytema
Stockholm 2009 Best Screenplay John Ajvide Lindqvist
Stockholm 2009 Best Director Tomas Alfredson
Stockholm 2009 Best Achievement Eva Norén (med konstnärlig bredd från LasseMajas gränder till skräckens rum i Låt den rätte komma in)
Festival Award San Francisco 2008 (Publikpriset – Bästa film, Dead Channels San Francisco Festival of Fantastic Film, San Francisco, USA)
Sitges 2008 Golden Méliès-priset/Méliès d'Or för Bästa fantasy-filmSitges, Spanien
Calgary 2008 Bästa internationella film, Calgary International Film Festival. Kanada
woodstock 2008 Publikpriset för bästa film, Woodstock Film Festival, USA)
Austin 2008 Bästa skräckfilm, Fantastic Fest 2008, Texas, USA
Edinburgh 2008 Rotten Tomatoes Critical Consensus Award, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Skottland
Montreal 2008 Bästa film/best film Bästa regi/best director Bästa foto/best photography och Bästa europeiska/amerikanska film, FantAsia Film Festival, Montreal, Kanada)
Puchon 2008 Tomas Alfredson Bästa regi/best director och Publikens pris/audience award. Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, Sydkorea
Köpenhamn 2008 Metros kritikerpris/Metro Critics award. NatFilm Festival, Köpenhamn, Danmark
Göteborg Film Festival Nordic Film Award Göteborg 2008 Nordic Film award/Göteborg Film Festival
Festival Award Neuchatel 2008 Silver Méliès-priset för Bästa europeiska fantasy-film/Silver Méliès for best European Fantasy Feature och juryns hedersomnämnande/special mention Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Sch
Bryssel 2008 (best european Fantastic Feature Film vid The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival )
New York 2008 Bästa spelfilm/ Founders award for best narrative feature vid Tribeca Film Festival 2008, USA.
Prize Göteborg 2008 Hoyte van Hoytema Kodak Nordic Vision Award, Göteborg Film Festival

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders.

Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3132


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3132


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3126


Element type Low contrast print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 3127


Element type Digital intermediate
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type SEPMAG
Gauge DTS-skiva


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title Ex 2 vävspänt.


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 23 s. + för- och eftertext samt musiklista.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. Let the right one in.
Extent 44 s.
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. En film av Tomas Alfredson efter John Ajvide Lindqvists bok. Manusversion 3.
Extent 122 s.


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. En film av Tomas Alfredson efter John Ajvide Lindqvists bok. Manusversion 6.
Extent 100 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. En film av Tomas Alfredson efter John Ajvide Lindqvists bok. Manusversion 9.
Extent 105 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. En film av Tomas Alfredson efter John Ajvide Lindqvists bok. Manusversion 14.
Extent 92 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Låt den rätte komma in. En film av Tomas Alfredson efter John Ajvide Lindqvists bok. Manusversion 15.
Extent 92 s.
Language Svenska


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