let the wrong one in

Ireland, 2021

Director: Conor McMahon; screenplay: Conor McMahon; cinematography: Michael Lavelle; production design: Mark Kilbride; costumes: Joanne O’Brien; editing: Brian Philip Davis; music: Liam Bates; casting: Manuel Puro; producers: Trisha Flood, Ruth Treacy, Julianne Forde, Michael Lavelle; production companies: Workshed Films, Tailored Films. Irish location: Dublin

Running time: 96’

With Eoin Duffy, Karl Rice, Anthony Head, Mary Murray, Hilda Fay, David Pearse


When young supermarket worker Matt discovers that his older, estranged brother Deco has turned into a vampire, he’s faced with a dilemma: will he risk his own life to help his sibling  or will he slay him before he spreads the infection further?


One of Ireland’s preeminent voices in independent horror cinema, Dublin-native filmmaker Conor McMahon graduated from The National Film School. After two genre shorts, he has directed four feature films, Dead Meat (2004), Stitches (2012), From the Dark (2014) and most recently Let the Wrong One In. He has also worked on various TV series including the extremely popular comedy series Republic of Telly for the Irish National Broadcaster RTÉ. He is currently working on a project called Slashers, which involves a new take on the slasher genre.