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Le Petit Soldat (Criterion Collection)
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Before his convention-shattering debut, Breathless, had even premiered, Jean-Luc Godard leapt into the making of his second feature, a thriller that would tackle the most controversial subject in France: the use of torture in the Algerian War. Despite his lack of political convictions, photojournalist Bruno Forestier (Michel Subor) is roped into a paramilitary group waging a shadow war in Geneva against the Algerian independence movement. Anna Karina (in her first collaboration with Godard, whose camera is visibly besotted with her) is beguiling as the mysterious woman with whom Forestier becomes infatuated. Banned for two and a half years by French censors for it's depiction of brutal tactics on the part of the French government and the Algerian fighters alike, Le petit soldat finds the young Godard already retooling cinema as a vehicle for existential inquiry, political argument, and ephemeral portraiture in other words, as a medium for delivering truth twenty-four times per second.

Title: Le Petit Soldat (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Drama, Foreign-French
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Studio: Criterion Collection
Release Date: 1/21/2020
Product Type: Blu-ray
Rated: NR
UPC: 715515240215
Item #: 2228085X

Street Date: 1/21/2020

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