Metacritic Movie Ratings
Le Petit Soldat Reviews

5.0

97

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Los Angeles TimesBetsy Sharkey

    Beyond the timelessness of the story itself, the film is beautifully shot and though early in Godard’s career already showcased his ability to capture emotional intensity in the very way he frames the shots.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger 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

    out of 100

    Village VoiceScott 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, Bernanos and Musil.

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