6.9/10
138
3 user 5 critic

Autumn (2010)

Harud (original title)
Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared, since ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes ... See full summary »

Director: Majid Majidi
Stars: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan
Baran (2001)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.

Director: Majid Majidi
Stars: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji
Frozen (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This is a touching and somber journey of Lasya, who lives with her father Karma and younger brother Chomo in a remote village in the Himalayas... See full synopsis »

Director: Shivajee Chandrabhushan
Stars: Danny Denzongpa, Gauri, Aungchuk
Buno Haansh (2014)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Buno Haansh is the thrilling story of Amal - a simple man, born into a poor but honest family of Bangladeshi immigrants. He works as a security guard at a mall surrounded by materialism, ... See full summary »

Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
Stars: Dev, Srabanti Chatterjee, Tanushree Chakraborty
Badlapur (2015)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After his family is killed during a bank robbery, a man tries to avenge their death.

Director: Sriram Raghavan
Stars: Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Varun Dhawan
Court (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory ... See full summary »

Director: Chaitanya Tamhane
Stars: Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber, Pradeep Joshi
Shaukeen (1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Three friends, in their 60s, try to do everything that they couldn't do in their younger days - before death arrives.

Director: Basu Chatterjee
Stars: Ashok Kumar, A.K. Hangal, Utpal Dutt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Pramit, an independent filmmaker who is yet to experience the spell of love in his otherwise not-so exciting life, starts shooting a documentary film on love. His exploration leads him to ... See full summary »

Director: Pradipta Bhattacharyya
Stars: Sudipa Basu, Ritwick Chakraborty, Debesh Roy Chowdhury
Director: Shanker Raman
Stars: Akshay Oberoi, Pankaj Tripathy, Aamir Bashir
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Mohammad Amir Naji ...
Yusuf (as Reza Naji)
Shahnawaz Bhat ...
Rafiq
Shamim Basharat ...
Fatima
Salma Ashai ...
Shaheen
Mudessir Ahmed Khan ...
Ishaq
Rayes Mohiuddin ...
Aslam
Edit

Storyline

Rafiq and his family are struggling to come to terms with the loss of his older brother Tauqir, a tourist photographer, who is one of the thousands of young men who have disappeared, since the onset of the militant insurgency in Kashmir. After an unsuccessful attempt to cross the border into Pakistan,to become a militant, Rafiq returns home to an aimless existence. Until one day when he accidentally finds his brother's old camera. Written by Chasing Tales

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

27 July 2012 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Autumn  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A moving, quiet, but intense character study and political film
25 January 2013 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Slow paced, deliberate, but not dull, this is a moving and sad look at life in Kashmir, specifically through the eyes of one young man, searching for meaning, and going through much of life in a half-trance. Living in a country beset by violence , he has already had a brother go among the many 'disappeared' (presumably killed by the government) , and whose parents live in complete denial, leading his father towards a nervous breakdown.

Films like this are not only effective as storytelling, but also in opening up issues and problems in parts of the world that those of us, comfortable here in the U.S., may have heard little about. The film took me to a place about which I'd only glanced at headlines before.

The acting is generally quite strong, and much of the photography quite beautiful. There are some scenes that are a bit heavy handed (e.g. the ghost images of Rafiq's brother seems like an over-used technique), and there are some specifics that are hard to follow if you're not more familiar with local politics and history than I. (Although I appreciate film-maker Bashir not pouring on the exposition, and keeping the film one of muted, poetic tone). Not an easy or perfect film, but a valuable and heartfelt one.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD/iTunes balisumita
Discuss Autumn (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?