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  • Avoiding Heartbreak No ‘Petite’ Feat

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The 18-year-old heroine of Karin Albou's film, "La Petite Jérusalem," spurns love and sex.

    "Passion is an illusion, entailing a loss of autonomy and freedom," she tells a hapless suitor. "I don't want to be a slave to my senses."

    Albou, 38, admits this theory is "nonsense." At...