MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,039 this week

Echoes of Silence (1967)

 |  Drama  |  14 June 1969 (Denmark)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 49 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 45 titles
created 24 Oct 2010
 
a list of 117 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 510 titles
created 7 months ago
 
list image
a list of 1183 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Echoes of Silence (1967)

Echoes of Silence (1967) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Echoes of Silence.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Evald Schorm
Stars: Jana Brejchová, Nina Divísková, Jan Kacer
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Karel Kachyna
Stars: Jana Brejchová, Mnislav Hofman, Gustáv Valach
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura
Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, José Luis López Vázquez, Alfredo Mayo
The Commissar (1967)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.

Director: Aleksandr Askoldov
Stars: Nonna Mordyukova, Rolan Bykov, Raisa Nedashkovskaya
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

An ancient mummy is revived to destroy those that would invade the 3,000 year old tomb of an Egyptian princess.

Director: Christy Cabanne
Stars: Dick Foran, Peggy Moran, Wallace Ford
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decide to do something about it. Not ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos
Stars: Darren McGavin, Margaret Hayes, Warren Stevens
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After experiencing a wild life of sordidness, the young Pierre decides to quit this chaotic world, trading it for a search for inner peace and getting closer to God. During this quest, he's... See full summary »

Director: Peter Emmanuel Goldman
Stars: Pierre Clémenti, Katinka Bo, Pierre Besançon
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Bora the Gypsy is married to an older woman, and he falls in love with the younger Tissa, who is being offered in marriage by her father, to a young gypsy man. This marriage arrangement is ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandar Petrovic
Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Olivera Katarina, Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Edgar Reitz
Stars: Heidi Stroh, Georg Hauke, Nina Frank
Tízezer nap (1967)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Egy fiu probal megkuzdeni szuleinek, es osztalyanak hagyomanyaival, eletuk 30 evevel a kerettortenetben. Megsem rola szol ez leginkabb, hanem az apjarol. Harminc ev, az 1930-as evektol ... See full summary »

Director: Ferenc Kósa
Stars: Tibor Molnár, Gyöngyi Bürös, János Koltai
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Womanizer suddenly finds a woman who makes him change the way he looks at women. He falls in love, and believes she is in fact all women in one. Because of that, he has to face an important... See full summary »

Director: Domingos de Oliveira
Stars: Leila Diniz, Paulo José, Flávio Migliaccio
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A 25-year-old male student in Paris becomes indifferent to the world around him, and subsequently feels a strong sense of alienation and hopelessness.

Director: Bernard Queysanne
Stars: Jacques Spiesser, Ludmila Mikaël
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Miguel Chacour ...
Miguel
Viraj Amonsin ...
Viraj
Blanche Zelinka ...
Blanche
Stasia Gelber ...
Jean-François Gobbi ...
Robert
Jacquetta Lampson ...
Jacquetta
Astrid Spiegel ...
Astrid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Brach
Ellen Marcus
John Pope
Irwin Shapiro
Maria Van Everett
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 June 1969 (Denmark)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This must have influenced Scorsese...
23 May 2003 | by (Belfast, NI) – See all my reviews

Although I saw this film at the London Film Festival in 1966 (I think or maybe 1967) it has stayed with me in a way that few films have.

Goldman, as I understand it, also worked as a lecturer in the NYU course that Scorsese studied in the 1960s. Though this film is after Scorsese's time at NYU, I find it unlikely that he would not have seen it during his time making short films (The Big Shave etc).

Having just seen Means Streets again in a cinema, Echoes of Silence came flooding back to me. 'Who's That Knocking at My Door' is even closer to this work.

The point of similarity is one of physical and emotional immediacy. Though Goldman was only operating in the 'underground' film-making scene, the film has a much more professional attitude to narrative structure than most of the work emanating from that 'group'. Fleeting images with grainy black and white texture are the perfect style to expose the lives of the individuals from the underbelly of society that the film 'celebrates'.

Thematically, it has a remarkable resonance with 'Last Exit to Brooklyn'. I have no idea if Goldman was in the same circle as Hubert Selby Jr, but his work certainly is called to mind as Goldman's poor, emotionally empty characters scratch out their 'silent' existence.

I am really interested in films that eschew dialogue. Though it is more than possible Goldman just couldn't afford the additional cost of synchronous sound, his images and narrative are perfectly matched by the cool jazz soundtrack, with just a few explanatory intertitles...

This is a major work and it is tragic that is isn't widely available.

*********** I have recently been closely examining John Cassavetes SHADOWS and it could be that the similarity between this film and early Scorsese could be in their joint debt to that film.


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Echoes of Silence (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?