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'We Are What We Are' Is No Straight Hollywood Remake

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American remakes of foreign gems are fairly common, and most only slightly veer from the original. Matt Reeves' Let Me In (2010) is an almost shot-for-shot remake of the 2008 Swedish hit Let the Right One In. And even Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning The Departed (2006) was a fairly faithful remake of the 2002 Hong Kong thriller Infernal Affairs.

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By contrast, Jim Mickle's We Are What We Are takes a striking detour from the 2010 Mexican festival favourite by Jorge Michel Grau. Both films are about families that have a long tradition of murder and cannibalism, but the similarities end there. In the original, the father's death causes problems for a city-dwelling family; in the remake it's the mother who dies, pushing her rural family into crisis mode.

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Matt Reeves Thursday 14th October 2010 Premiere of 'Let Me In' held at Vue, Leicester Square - Arrivals London, England

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Matt Reeves - Chloe Grace-Moretz, Matt Reeves and Kodi Smith-McPhee London, England - Premiere of 'Let Me In' held at Vue, Leicester Square - Arrivals Thursday 14th October 2010

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