Long before the Harry Potter
novels introduced a generation of children to the delights of supernatural mayhem, there was German author Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's 18-book Little Vampire
series. They've been published in dozens of languages and
made into two separate European TV series; only the U.S. has more or less resisted their appeal, a situation this movie seeks to remedy. Eight-year-old Tony Thompson (Jonathan Lipnicki) has just moved with his family from sunny San Diego to gloomy Scotland, where he starts having weird dreams
about vampires. His parents take the psychological approach it's a phase brought on by having been dislocated, forc...