Le Petit Soldat Synopsis
A French deserter is caught between rival political groups.
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100

Time Out New York

Even this early in his career, Godard knew how to make audiences viscerally experience and contemplate things they might otherwise not have...
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
Beyond the timelessness of the story itself, the film is beautifully shot and though early in Godard’s career already showcased his ability...
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Starting with Le Petit Soldat, Godard was forging his own individualistic art and becoming the most relevant director of our time.
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90

Village Voice

By Scott Foundas
It’s a classic espionage plot shot through with a typically heady mix of art and literary references: Klee and Velázquez, Bach and Haydn,...
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88

Slant Magazine

Compared to "Breathless," Le Petit Soldat's images suggest a stronger sense of place, as characters seem inextricably linked to their...
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Rated NR