Autumn Spring
Autumn Spring (2003)

Fanda (Vlastimil Brodský of Larks on a String), an elderly former actor, can't resist playing practical jokes on everyone around him. As Autumn Spring opens, Fanda and his best friend and co-conspirator, Eda (Stanislav Zindulka), have… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 97% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Worth a look for anyone in the mood for a story about an old man who lives by Dylan Thomas' advice about not going gently into the night.

Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

A bittersweet charmer.

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Urban Cinefile

With its uplifting moral to stay young at heart, Autumn Spring is a bittersweet charmer about rogues, relationships and growing old.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A gentle story of love and kindness.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

A fantastic vehicle for three seasoned actors given the chance to play juicy roles at this stage of their lives.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

A proud and optimistic testament to the youthful spirit of seniors who refuse to let such a trifle as their failed lives get in the way of a bit of fun.

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Director Vladimir Michalek and writer Jiri Hubac deftly suggest the pathos of old age while avoiding the saccharine and the morbid.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Though the story line seems grim at times, it's always made lighter by Brodsky's gentle, often hilarious presence.

Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A sly, wry fable about the refusal to grow old that has poignancy as well as charm.

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