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Midnight Son (2009)


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A man suffering from a rare skin disorder that makes him sensitive to sunlight falls for a pretty bartender while seeking to alleviate his condition with human blood, and becoming the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi


Drama, Action & Adventure, Horror

Jul 17, 2012

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Filmmaker Leberecht takes an intriguingly askance approach to the vampire genre with this dark, romantic horror film, but after after a promising set-up seems unsure where to go from there.

January 18, 2013 Full Review Source:

It's a frightening story, plausibly developed within a relatively brief running time, and the central love between the male protagonist increasingly addicted to blood and a girl addicted to cocaine is oddly moving.

January 13, 2013 Full Review Source: Observer [UK]
Observer [UK]

Visually and narratively, Midnight Son leads us confidently into territory we almost never see, but even when things start to feel familiar, Leberecht throws us a curve ball ...

January 11, 2013 Full Review Source: Electric Sheep
Electric Sheep

It might not be offering anything new to the lore of the horror film, but Midnight Son is a confident, minor work that hardcore admirers of the True Blood/Twilight cycle will want to seek out.

January 11, 2013 Full Review Source: The List
The List

Horror films driven by ideas are thin on the ground, but behind the gory fašade of Scott Leberecht's debut feature there ticks some cleverly assembled clockwork.

January 11, 2013 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph

A thoughtful tale that is more a twisted romance than a typical shocker.

January 11, 2013 Full Review Source: Daily Express
Daily Express

Better made and imagined than most [horror films].

January 11, 2013 Full Review Source: This is London
This is London

Yet another tortured-emo vampire movie, but there's an attempt to inject a dose of plausible realism into proceedings, rather than Twilight's leaden coffee-table stylings.

January 10, 2013 Full Review Source: Guardian [UK]
Guardian [UK]

The film plugs its holes with a curdled blankness.

January 10, 2013 Full Review Source: Financial Times
Financial Times

A bloody and well-acted vampire curio.

January 7, 2013 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

Leberecht plays games with vampire lore, but skirts around it with a subtlety and delicacy that lends his film emotional depths rare in low-budget horror.

December 17, 2012 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

Scott Leberecht should be commended for his ability to turn a low budget independent flick into somewhat of a surprise success, and Zak Kilberg deserves to be recognized for what should be his breakout performance.

September 13, 2012 Full Review Source: We Got This Covered
We Got This Covered

For a vampire romance, "Midnight Son" is actually interesting. And in a world where all vampire romances are lost in the smoky teenage death fantasies of Stephanie Meyer, that's a huge relief.

August 22, 2012 Full Review Source: CraveOnline

Very well-acted, beautifully shot, and most of all: deftly directed, Midnight Son is the perfect quiet, slow-boil existential chiller to watch alone at night, quiet and in a contemplative mood.

January 18, 2012 Full Review Source:

Leberecht and company have delivered to us a smart, intense, and unpredictable film that is tons of ghoulish fun from beginning to end.

January 14, 2012 Full Review Source: Dread Central

gives the tropes of the undead a moodily modern revamp.

September 6, 2011 Full Review Source: Little White Lies
Little White Lies

There are still good vampire movies being made. Like this one.

September 5, 2011 Full Review Source: FEARnet

Delivers a compelling, unique spin on the vampire mythos despite a subterranean budget. Hopefully Leberecht will attract plenty of attention as a result.

August 30, 2011 Full Review Source: What Culture
What Culture

More suspenseful and involving than most films with 200 times its budget, it's beautifully directed, and features an astonishing performance by an extravagantly talented unknown named Zak Kilberg.

June 13, 2011 Full Review Source: Film Blather
Film Blather

Driven by star-in-the-making lead Zak Kilberg...Midnight Son is a sad, scary, superb piece of low-budget filmmaking.

March 25, 2011 Full Review Source:

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