a tree in autumn
 
 
Studio: trewill7
 
Review Count: 52
Average Rating: 4.77 stars
Genre: Horror
Length: 2 minutes 53 seconds
 
Posted on: July 5, 2008
 
 
Film Description
Autumn can bear a bitter harvest.

Where does the border of love blur into the frightening world of obsession? From the mind of Trewill7 and brought to haunting life by AnotherNewDawn, comes a poetic narrative that examines the mind when twisted by the trappings of love.

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CAST
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AnotherNewDawn

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MODS
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Johan Sturk
6-headed Monster

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MUSIC
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Special Thanks to:

Autumn's Shade - "Window"
Seth Troutner - "Nalia's Tree"

All appropriate permissions for music were obtained or purchased prior to their use in my film. You may help support these incredible artists by PURCHASING their music at Magnatune.com or CNET.com.

Also a Special Thanks to AnotherNewDawn for his dedication to perfection; and for assembling the audio track. This guy does it all, folks.


AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
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#1 Horror (July 6th - July 14th)
#1 Stunts & Effects (July 7th - July 9th)
#1 Overall (July 7th - July 9th)

Ubernewbie's Fabbo Award
Dulcilicious
 
Featured Reviews
- postmodernchuck

A bold, inventive film, mosaic-like and quite beautiful in the way it distills sadness and insanity through the use of static visuals and A_N_D's haunting narration. In many ways, I am reminded of Chris marker's La Jetee, not only because of the obvious stylistic similarities, but also because both films explore the link between life and death, performance and identity.

Again, Tre shows that he is a master visual stylist, and A_N_D creates another brilliant, lived-in character.

This is a splendid, well-crafted film. I am glad to see more films like this coming out these days...

Posted on July 6, 2008
 
Reviews
- moseley

(Applause)

Posted on November 7, 2008
- DiamondBackFilms

Not Bad.

Not exactly a horror

Posted on October 15, 2008
- julianallees

Okay, this film wasn't what I was hoping it would be, especially from you trewill7. It basically had no purpose and was just a poetic short film. The voice over was rather reedy and croaky and at time hard to comprehend. Just a little disappointed, but well done for your hard work which has obvioulsy been put into designing the themes, voiceovers, backdrops, overlays and sound effects.


Yours,


julianallees



8th September, 2008 8:38pm

Posted on September 8, 2008
- TENCHIMUYO

not as scary i thougt but its altight

Posted on August 13, 2008
- SquirePD

A frightning narration about someone who has lost their sanity. Great visuals to help tell the story.

Please rate my movies. http://movies.lionhead.com/studio/SquirePD

Posted on August 13, 2008
- jakechief

Rated: NR



Graded: B



Trewill, first I will like to say that I thought this movie showed a lot of meaning to this character. The thing is though is that I thought it needed just a little more to it. I just wanted a little more about the tree and the guy keep coming every autumn. If you did slightly more of it, it would show a heart full of meaning. But look on the bright side. You're nominated for jakechief Awards!

Posted on August 4, 2008
- farquad

Wow, I really loved this movie. Excellent job!

Posted on July 16, 2008
- kyle1995

I really enjoyed thsi film. I was very creative and well crafted. The music was nice and soft and fitted in well with the premises. camera angles and panning was very good. Nice use of props aswell. Overall it was a very good movie. Nice voice overs and dialogue was very intriguing and very creative. Well done, great job. Coudl you rate my new movie Chicken 4 please. Thanks.

Posted on July 16, 2008
- JohnnyEx

Smooth and sinister. Crisp clean sound, reminiscent of the killin' days...

Posted on July 15, 2008
- db4321

Very haunting, very chilling. A great work of imagination superbly brought to life by A_N_D's VO.

Horror doesn't have to be blood, guts and entrails and I think this movie proves this.

A fine piece of work all round. Well done to everyone involved.

Posted on July 14, 2008
- kwistufa

Wowzers...

Well put together & delivered superbly.
Hats off to the both of you.

Posted on July 13, 2008
- marvellousguppimovies

Seriously, get help Tre, this women killing fetish is kinda scary.

Posted on July 13, 2008
- sparky1512

Very good. Very good indeed. Congrats to Tre and AND - excellent work.

cheers

Posted on July 12, 2008
- neroxc

Beautiful, yet terrifying, a tree in autumn has to be one of the best stylistic art house films of the year. From the superb visuals to the chilling vocal�??s of A_N_D , this film delivers on every aspect. 5 stars.

Nero

Posted on July 11, 2008
- JazzX

It's hard to write a review of that without giving away the surprise.

But excellent VO, music and visuals (in a sort of series of static shots which worked well). The poem was very good too.

Posted on July 10, 2008
- WastingYourTime

More like a drama heh.kinda bored me

Posted on July 9, 2008
- BenTuttle90

A BAND GEEK REVIEW

This poem has an Edgar Allen Poe type of feeling to it, clever use of visuals, great music, and a deep haunting voice narrates is a symphony to the eyes and ears.

5 STARS FROM THE BAND GEEK

Posted on July 9, 2008
- filipekholmstudios

Amazing Dialouge and original directing. Great Job!

Posted on July 9, 2008
- legomyeggo

that was creepy please rate my movie called the Train

Posted on July 8, 2008
- TFoster

A Short Movie here by Tre, but what a brilliant movie it was, a film so simple shows that it can still be a masterpiece, some great voice acting
by AnotherNewdawn giving a dark portrayal of a man blinded bu madness as he commits murders aganst his former lovers.
A truly brilliant movie here by Tre, with some great camera angles and simple but beutiful set dressing make this a masterpiece of film making.

Well Done Tre.

***** - 5 STARS

Thanks

TFoster

Posted on July 8, 2008
- fresfgdtwhdgst

Good narrative! Great way of telling the story!

Could you rate On the run: the series- episode 6 for me?

Posted on July 8, 2008
- dbagdi1992

dont get the point of it, tbh, but its not abad movie, please review my Newest movie:
NYPD A police Story

and if ur wondering about the end to it, there will be a seque in a week or so, called NYPD Anotehr police Story XD

Posted on July 8, 2008
- kealanisawsome

wow real deep dude it freakin chilling.

Posted on July 8, 2008
- jamiecp

Great job i got the setting realy well could you rate my Storm of the sands Movie

Posted on July 8, 2008
- Mefuneakira

GREETINGS FROM L.M.A.O. .STUDIOS!

Brilliantly haunting!

A_N_D , as per usual, captivates you with a powerhouse performance that sells not only the role, but the film itself. My hats off.

The creepy and well written story unravels with Tre's unique film making style that we all look forward to and this does not disappoint. Ever surpassing his previous projects, Tre delvers another high caliber film.

Marvelous!!

Mefune Akira
L.M.A.O. Studios

Posted on July 7, 2008
- Howitzer

Twisted. But superb and eerily beautiful.
I loved the simplicity even though the feel and flow of the plot unfolded and revealed darker meanings.
Excelently made and a visual treat.
Well done!
Howie.

Posted on July 7, 2008
- crazymann09

YES that was excellent i loved it!!!

Posted on July 7, 2008
- Rik_Vargard

This is like a dark flower in the middle of the desert...

Posted on July 7, 2008
- K4Ownzall

Winner of the DUH-YAMMmmmmm AWARD! Brilliant presentation by the creative genius of Trewill. There is no dispute that Trewill is today's reigning King of professional TMO moviemaking. Each offering is unique, fresh, and a wonderful example of how to showcase and push the boundaries of THEMOVIES. A_N_D shows again why he is a killa! WOW! Wonderful music choices too, Tre! BRAVO!!! ===K4===

Posted on July 7, 2008
- sgporsche48

Beautiful and haunting.

Posted on July 7, 2008
- Bezzer36

Different, disturbing, thought provoking and gorgeous.

Yet to be remotely dissapointed by Tre, but just can't see it happening because, let's face it, the guy's just too damn good!

The visuals are kept to a minimum, allowing the full force of this haunting piece of literature to shine through the deep, equally haunting and uber befitting VOs from Jason...a precise and brilliantly executed balance of words and visuals.

Posted on July 7, 2008
- josephkw

Nothing short of beautiful perfection. I loved your choice of using stills throughout, and not just simple screen captures, but stylized and tweaked to match your overall vision. Wonderful choice of music, and delightful use of sounds as well. Truly beautiful.

Posted on July 7, 2008
- rogerSIMIAN

Wow - this is beautiful and chilling, Tre & A_N_D. In a simple, stripped back way it pushes the boundaries of what The Movies can be used for.

Posted on July 7, 2008
- anothernewdawn

Congratulations, Trewill.

I can't thank you enough for coming to me with this beautiful terror. With this role, that of Prufrock, and Dignity's Interrogator, I have the contenders for my top three favorite TMO roles.

And thanks to all of those who complimented the performance. Tre is the real man with the real plan, however... I just said stuff out loud - he created it.

Thanks most to you, Tre, for trusting me with your work. I'm honored and proud to have worked with you yet again, and I think we did a good thing with this one - a very good thing.



A_N_D

Posted on July 6, 2008
- postmodernchuck

A bold, inventive film, mosaic-like and quite beautiful in the way it distills sadness and insanity through the use of static visuals and A_N_D's haunting narration. In many ways, I am reminded of Chris marker's La Jetee, not only because of the obvious stylistic similarities, but also because both films explore the link between life and death, performance and identity.

Again, Tre shows that he is a master visual stylist, and A_N_D creates another brilliant, lived-in character.

This is a splendid, well-crafted film. I am glad to see more films like this coming out these days...

Posted on July 6, 2008
- TheMGMKid1

Chillingly beautiful. Brilliant use of color and sound are stunning. Anothernewdawn gives a breathtaking performance with his melodious deep voice. Most asuredly an art house masterpice.

Posted on July 6, 2008
- thebiz

First off very cool use of colors (as alway) with a rusty autumn tint over everything. Secondly I love the presentation, using seemingly 0 animations but letting the viewer build their own in their heads. Short sweet and concise. Ending was a hair abrupt but then then endings usually are....or else they wouldnt end...no wait that releationships. Never mind.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- ubernewbie

Cool. Anything wlse would belittle the experience.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- Active_Studios

Great film, Tre.

You are getting better. More of your films please.

Film on. 5 stars.

A_S

Posted on July 5, 2008
- nexusinteract

I never experienced poetry like that, from the eyes of an killer. If only there were more, or more conciseness to be had, then it would be complete, but nice film here.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- jase180

"Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted" ~Percy Shelley

Like Shelly said, poetry can make the distorted machinations and monstrosities of men into something beautiful and here we find a perfect example of that very quote.

Solid work Tre and likely my favorite VO by my friend A_N_D.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- ultrasigma

WOW!

Beautiful visuals and a deep and hypnotic monologue makes this an exceptional and true representation of art on TMO

Now THIS has bucket loads of originality

Good Job

U>S

Posted on July 5, 2008
- RavensFan_09

Disturbing, mezmerizing, haunting, beautiful, creepy, colorful, amazing, and artistic. Simply sublime in every way. Astounding overlays and a delivery that would haunt you to the bone. Excuse me while I go take a cold shower to wash off the case of the heebie-jeebies you just gave me.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- simpsdog

Fantastic. I don't I've ever seen a movie like this on TMO that just uses still shots. Brilliant work. Incredible VO too. Extremely haunting yet beautiful to watch. Great job and continued success!

Can you please review my movie: Zombie Island. Thanks.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- TheFlyingDuDe-Films

One word for everything: Beautiful!

The pictures, the colors, the sound design, the music, the script and above all the voice acting, just beautiful!

Posted on July 5, 2008
- dulci

Intense and haunting.
Dulcilicious.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- goofparade

Very enjoyable Tre, so simple and yet so powerful. A beautiful read by Jason brought it to life.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- Norriefpb

Poetry the trewill way.
Loved the colours and the still images. Beautiful to look at, and disturbing to listen to. Nicely done.
And what can you say about the delivery? Great performance from the best around.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- ralfduran

Fantastic Tre. Really haunting and colourful. Lovely.

Posted on July 5, 2008
- sisch

Beautiful!

And very, very haunting! How the wonderfully coloured images, the quiet music and sounds merged with A_N_D's perfect, menacing and shivers inducing narration of the darkly poetic words - perfect, just perfect says it all!

Posted on July 5, 2008
- nukester

A Tree in Autumn is a dark character exploration that yeilds some haunting results.

First and foremost I absolutely loved your use of colour to portray an extremely vivid yet serene scenario. It's simplicity allowed a stand-out monologue to be delivered by A_N_D, who I must say nailed the role with such deep and unforgiving tone.

The expressive overlays were meshed and fused well into the piece, which kept it's pace fluid.

It is extremely satisfying to see you branch out into this style of filming, which is both artistic and eccentric. Your creativity and vision has allowed a different side of your film-making to be showcased and I thank you for that.

I look forward to your next project, but until then..

Nuke Well in the Gentle Breeze!!!

Posted on July 5, 2008
- andy_inc

The Trewill special night continues for me as I now watch A tree in autumn =)

Woah, man, first off, I must say that AND pulled off that exceptionally well-written monologue to perfection. An artistic film like this needs a great VA for it to work effectively, and AND nailed it on the head. Dark, and haunting are probably the best words to describe the film. Very atmospheric and you managed to capture a mood that I can't quite explain. Overall, the buried secrets of the tree was a little predictable, and I was kind of expecting that sort of twist to come along, but this sense of predictability did nothing to take my eyes off what was unfolding.

Due to the short length, it's not anything thought-provoking and deep as I would have liked it to be, but what we have here is certainly a captivating and atmospheric little artistic film that draws you in, and spits you out after 3 very quick minutes. Fantastic overlay-work too.

Cool stuff Tre! ^ ^

Posted on July 5, 2008