The Kid

The Kid ★★★★

It’s hard for me to think of a character in cinema that evokes more empathy and pathos just by looking at them than Chaplin’s Tramp, he’s sort of the ultimate visual signifier of the underdog.

With these qualities in mind, having him care for an orphaned child and the two of them do everything they can for each other to live a happy life despite living in poverty is a smart move.

The score is quite nice particularly during that beautiful rooftop chase.

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