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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… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 24%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Autumn is a nearly perfect satire of the pretentious French thriller. Unfortunately, the movie doesn't know it."
‑ Nathan Lee, New York Times
"Hmm, has somebody seen Breathless? I guess so."
‑ Stephen Hunter, Washington Post
"What emerges is imperfect but shows a bravura talent with an engagingly elliptical storytelling style."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
"An unsavory pastiche of the familiar and the overdone, flavored with faux-pungent, existential, interminable dialogue."
‑ Saul Austerlitz, Boxoffice Magazine
"A colossal misfire, a tedious film noir wannabe."
‑ Ruthe Stein, San Francisco Chronicle
"Pic overall has the look, depth and emotional impact of a glossy magazine fashion spread."
‑ Joe Leydon, Variety
"I'm not sure this is a parody or not."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
"The cast is uniformly effective, from veteran Aumont down to relative newcomer Droukarova, who gives a muted but compelling performance."
‑ Andy Klein, Los Angeles CityBeat
"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."
‑ Noel Murray, AV Club
"McGee may well have strong films in him, but this one feels pretentious and gassy."
‑ Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
"The film looks great, but there's nothing under the high-gloss veneer."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The seamy underbelly of Paris seen through romantic American eyes keeps the noir alive."
‑ Ron Wilkinson, Monsters and Critics
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