One of the most remarkable portraits of the natural world I have ever seen; the framing is exquisite and the subtle abstractions so beautiful. Thematically I also love this film, and like the subtle acting (compared to the typical melodramatic nonsense you see in most silent film), make this film the perfect blend of form and content. One of the finest films ever made.
French Impressionism may be my favorite film movement, and Dimitri Kirsanoff is perhaps my greatest artistic inspiration. His ability to tell a story and convey emotions without words is unparalleled, and in AUTUMN MISTS, he turns the disillusion of a young woman's relationship into pure visual poetry. Raindrops turn to tears, leaves fall to the ground, each lyrical image suggesting their own emotions.