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Autumn (2008)

Sonbahar (original title)
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A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.

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Özcan Alper

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Özcan Alper
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Cast

Cast overview:
Onur Saylak ... Yusuf
Megi Kobaladze Megi Kobaladze ... Eka
Serkan Keskin ... Mikail
Raife Yenigül Raife Yenigül ... Gülefer
Nino Lejava Nino Lejava ... Maria
Sibel Öz Sibel Öz ... Asiye
Cihan Camkerte Cihan Camkerte ... Onur
Serhan Pirpir Serhan Pirpir ... Cihan
Yasar Güven Yasar Güven ... Kogus Yasar
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Storyline

A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.

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Genres:

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Official Sites:

Official site [Turkey]

Country:

Turkey | Germany

Language:

Turkish | Georgian

Release Date:

19 December 2008 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Autumn See more »

Filming Locations:

Camlihemsin, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$741,768
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmfabrik, Kuzey Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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One of best, most meticulously handled art films in my recent memory
10 October 2009 | by slowboatmoSee all my reviews

Honestly, I cannot find fault with this movie. If you are a fan of fast-pace,thrilling and noisy Hollywood movies or any other foreign films that are obsessed with the portrayal of sex, then you should not even bother to comment on this movie. Also, if you want to compare this film to Tarkovsky, you are ruining the name of this Turkish director. Tarkovsky's film is like watching the paint dry without any real substance, but this film is a whole level above the self-indulgent art films with ridiculously long shots that offer no meaning. The feeling of the protagonist blends perfectly with the wonderful portrayal of nature and meticulously handled cinematography to create a deeply satisfying feeling that one can rarely get from performing most of the activities in our lives. This movie succeeds on many levels, whether it be symbolical, existential and emotional level. It totally rivets the audience as we watch every sequence of the character's life unfold and are absorbed into the authentic, life-like mood of the Autumn. It is a truly enjoyable and profound experience. Because of this movie, i will be a loyal fan of the Turkish cinema for many years to come. Not only the movie shows what a real movie should be like, it can also be seen as a book of wisdom that reveals eternal truth or problems that are hidden in human lives.


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