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London -- In 2008, a little before that other, better-known teen-vampire movie saga began, Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s film Let the Right One In debuted to rapt reviews. As dark and glittery as a jet necklace, the film, underneath its surface horror tropes, touches with stealthy, near-silent feet on bullying, AIDS anxiety, urban alienation and pedophilia, among other things. Unlike Twilight, it didn’t spawn a billion-dollar franchise. But it did inspire a U.S. remake (2010's Let Me In, with Chloe Grace Moretz), won dozens of awards, and created a tiny, passionate cult following, especially amongst emo

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