Autumn (2006)



Critic Consensus: McGee aims for glossy noir and ends up with a pretty, but lifeless, heap of pretentious banality.

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A conflicted hitman recently who has reconnected with his childhood soul mate finds his quest for redemption becoming increasingly complicated when the girl steals an important briefcase in director Ra'up McGee's stark crime drama. Jean-Pierre is looking to get out of the life of crime when he begins to rekindle his romance with the girl who captured his heart as a child and never let go. Though the love shared between the pair continues to burn brighter than ever despite their many years apart, the sudden disappearance of both the girl and a mysterious briefcase soon forces the reluctant criminal back into the underworld as he is forced to walk the fine line between protecting the woman he longs for and falling back into a life of crime.
Art House & International , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Irène Jacob
as Michelle
Laurent Lucas
as Jean-Pierre
Samuel Dupuy
as Claude
Dinara Drukarova
as Veronique
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Critic Reviews for Autumn

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (14)

Autumn is a nearly perfect satire of the pretentious French thriller. Unfortunately, the movie doesn't know it.

June 23, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

A colossal misfire, a tedious film noir wannabe.

Full Review… | June 23, 2006
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

It's hard enough to care about why these people are striking fashion-model poses and shooting at each other without having to think about their poor, bruised inner children.

June 22, 2006
AV Club
Top Critic

Hmm, has somebody seen Breathless? I guess so.

Full Review… | June 22, 2006
Washington Post
Top Critic

Pic overall has the look, depth and emotional impact of a glossy magazine fashion spread.

Full Review… | June 22, 2006
Top Critic

McGee may well have strong films in him, but this one feels pretentious and gassy.

June 22, 2006
Chicago Tribune
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Audience Reviews for Autumn

Interesting, if a little too sappy and romantic.Sort of a French Grosse Pointe Blank, I guess? I don't think I liked the ending that much, but I think it was well made enough to forgive that. This is a better movie than Amelie.

Chris K
Chris K

i wanted to love this film, and i definitely liked it quite a bit, but ultimately it fell a bit flat. often good movies are made good through the details, and the details are where this film stummbled. the film was well shot and the story was great but it was ill-explained. i love thinking in movies but i had to think about things in this film that i shouldnt have had to think about because the pieces werent put together well enough. good flick however.

danny d
danny d

Super Reviewer

I'm not sure I really understood this movie. Whatever.

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