Le Petit Amour (Kung-Fu Master)
Le Petit Amour (Kung-Fu Master) (1989)

Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 1, 1989
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What redeems this movie and allows it to work is that it is about feelings, not actions.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This is a suggestive film, touching a tabu subject, but it handles it delicately with an unflinching directness.

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Laura Clifford

This oh-so-French story (think Louis Malle's "Murmer of the Heart") imagined by an ex-Pat Brit is so natural in its unfolding that one doesn't begin to question the subject matter until well into the tale.

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Clayton Dillard
Slant Magazine

Each slips in and out of a representation and interpretation of events. The question is: Which is which?

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Walter M.
In "Le Petit Amour"(or "Kung-Fu Master!" Take your pick.), Mary Jane(Jane Birkin), a divorced mother of two, takes a liking to… More