The Kid

The Kid ★★★★½

An incredibly heartfelt and at times incredibly sad movie. This is what i wanted from all those other Chaplin movies. A movie where the story and melodrama is supported by slapstick, not the other way around. The opening quote boils the movie down so perfectly.

"A Picture with a smile - and perhaps, a tear."

Definitely my favorite of Chaplin thus far. Or rather, the only one i've really liked thus far. Utterly fantastic. Especially the pancake scene.

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