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Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming -- A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming -- A soldier returns home from the Iraq war only to be haunted by visions of the dead.


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Writer (WGA):
Ernie Barbarash (written by)
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11 August 2007 (USA) See more »
This time, the door cannot be locked
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  (in credits order)

Rob Lowe ... Ted Cogan

Marnie McPhail ... Molly Cogan

Ben Lewis ... Max Cogan

Tatiana Maslany ... Sammi

Shawn Roberts ... Luke

Vik Sahay ... Farzan
Colin Williams ... Drexel

PJ Lazic ... Nunez (as P.J. Lazic)

Elias Zarou ... Iraqi Officer

Nicholas Carella ... Kablinsky

Cristine Prosperi ... Iraqi Girl

Jason Mercury ... Translator

Bill Lake ... Colonel

Neil Crone ... Gary

Katya Gardner ... April

Krista Sutton ... Tessa
Shari Hollett ... Army Doctor
Greer Kent ... Administrator
Mike 'Nug' Nahrgang ... Security Guard

Eugene Clark ... Older Vet
Lucy Filippone ... Latina Woman
Mikayla Serena Alpas ... Little Carlita

Jasmin Geljo ... Maintenance Man

George Buza ... Albino Man

Zachary Bennett ... Jake Witzky

Grace Lynn Kung ... Friendly Nurse

Kim Roberts ... Head Nurse
Anne Page ... Old Lady Alice (as Ann Tager Page)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tammy Fitzgerald ... Make-out Woman (uncredited)

Directed by
Ernie Barbarash 
Writing credits
Ernie Barbarash (written by)

Produced by
Michael Paseornek .... executive producer
Philip Stilman .... producer
Claire Welland .... producer
Original Music by
Norman Orenstein 
Cinematography by
François Dagenais 
Film Editing by
Mitch Lackie 
Production Design by
Ingrid Jurek 
Art Direction by
James Phillips 
Set Decoration by
Rosalie Board 
Costume Design by
Donna Wong 
Makeup Department
Rachel Affolter .... assistant makeup artist
Matthew Dewilde .... prosthetic makeup & designer
Sarah Fairbairn .... makeup department head
Ryan Louagie .... special makeup effects assistant
Kiisti Matsuo .... additional makeup artist
Sheilagh McGrory .... prosthetic makeup artist
Production Management
Lisa Kussner .... unit production manager (as Lisa Gilbert Thomas)
Philip Stilman .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Boem .... second assistant director
Stephen J. Donkers .... trainee assistant director: second unit
Rob Fowler .... first assistant director
Kathryn Hughes .... trainee assistant director
Kim MacLachlan .... first assistant director: second unit
Matt West .... third assistant director
Jennifer Zabawa .... daily assistant director
Art Department
Mary Arthurs .... property master
Pierre Bonhomme .... assistant art director
Marilyn Hassen .... assistant art director
Patrick Tarr .... sets buyer
Matthew Alan Taylor .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Sylvain Arseneault .... sound recordist
Steve Baine .... foley artist
Jeremy Balko .... adr recordist
Rolando Duque .... boom operator
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
Barry Gilmore .... dialogue editor
Gina Gyles .... foley assistant
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist
Jorge Muniz .... boom operator
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
Brent Pickett .... assistant sound editor
Mark Shnuriwsky .... sound effects editor
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Carlos Henriques .... special makeup effects assistant
Brock Jolliffe .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Kyle Boylen .... digital compositor
Noel Hooper .... visual effects supervisor
Ashraf Kotaal .... digital compositor
Haydn Masuda .... digital artist
John Moores .... digital compositor
Christa Tazzeo .... visual effects line producer: Invisible
Chris Wallace .... digital intermediate colourist
Neil Williamson .... on-set visual effects supervisor
Leigh Bianco .... stunts
Dustin Brooks .... fire stunts
Tom Farr .... stunts
Jamie Jones .... stunt performer
Jamie Jones .... stunts
Christopher McGuire .... stunts (as Chris McGuire)
Daryl Patchett .... stunts
Alison Reid .... stunt coordinator
Alison Reid .... stunts
Paul Rutledge .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Darren Boyce .... key grip
Sophie Giraud .... still photographer
Mike Gowland .... electrician
Kevin Michael LeBlanc .... first assistant camera
Keith Murphy .... Steadicam operator
Keith Murphy .... camera operator: "a" camera
Rahul Parekh .... best boy grip
Brent Robinson .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Kristen Somborac .... grip
Jack Studzienny .... grip
Blain Thrush .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Steve Winn .... dolly grip
Kelly Richardson .... electrician (uncredited)
Casting Department
John Buchan .... casting
Editorial Department
Nick Iannelli .... digital intermediate producer
Jennifer Kassabian .... post-production assistant
Dave Muscat .... assistant digital intermediate editor
Mila Patriki .... high definition film colorist
Roy Wol .... post-production assistant (as Roy Gokay Wol)
Location Management
Drazen Baric .... location scout
Derek Brady .... location manager
Keith Park .... assistant location manager
Transportation Department
Albert Ezerzer .... production driver
Jason McCormack .... driver: honeywagon
Jennifer Mccormack .... driver: second honeywagon
James Strike .... unit driver
Manon White .... driver
Other crew
Cassandra Barbour .... rights and clearances
Gina Boulougouris .... first assistant accountant
Kimberley Bradley .... production coordinator
Heather K. Dahlstrom .... production assistant
Tammy Fitzgerald .... stand-in: Marnie McPhail
Amanda Shamis Flannery .... clearance consultant (as Amanda Shamis)
David Franklin .... production assistant
Rebecca Green .... development executive
Winnifred Jong .... script supervisor
Rennata Lopez .... production assistant
Robert M. Melnik .... executive vice president of business and legal affairs: Lionsgate
Derek Robertson .... production assistant
Samuel Rudykoff .... assistant to producer
Laura Sevier .... rights and clearances
David F. Sheridan .... production assistant
Steve Sheridan .... second assistant accountant
Donna Sloan .... executive vice president: Lions Gate Films
Nadia Tavazzani .... clearance coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stir of Echoes 2: The Homecoming" - USA (DVD title)
"Echoes 2" - Japan (English title)
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Rated R for strong violent content, disturbing images and language
89 min | 97 min (Extended Edition)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Jake Witzky was the boy in the first Stir of Echoes.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Sixth Sense (1999)See more »
It's Not RightSee more »


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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Like most sequels pretty average one, 8 December 2008
Author: dschmeding from Germany

I really liked the first "Stir of echoes" movie and after reading some bashing here I thought I'd also give the second a try because too much praise and bashing indicates that its most of the time way out of line... and once again I was right.

The movie is wrapped around a more up to date story revolving around an Iraq Soldier having to deal with his wrong decisions leading to an Iraqi family's death and his coming home to face demons which soon turn out not to be those you expect. Of course the basic premise from here on is 100% the same as in the first movie. Man has dreams and hallucinations and tries to uncover what they are about. Where in the first part hypnotizing triggered the events here its the war trauma which fits the explanation of the soldier in the first movie (they even picked back up his "X-Ray eyes" line).

I think the movie is decent for a sequel... all the bashing about the acting and effects and bad story are pretty much over the top. But I give you that its at times annoying to watch the same ideas from Part1 recycled in a different environment and that the ending really sucks bad. Where the first part gave some kind of resolution this one doesn't... its real disappointing to have such a clichéd "happy Hollywood ending" (considering the ghosts) and everything else being a mess of storytelling. You can see they went for a drama like the kid in Part1 having to deal with the voices for life but here it just falls apart and pretty much left me cold when the credits rolled.

Anyway I have seen far worse... and what really makes me smile is that I now know why there are such harsh reactions on the movie. There is not much positive left on the American side of glory at the end and it seems that some of the guys here are too damn brainwashed to face that there is also another point of view possible than the anti-Arab U.S. propaganda that is all over the place. Come on guys... comparing this movie to anti-semitic propaganda and Jud Suss is a joke. With hundred percent of the Nazis Jud Suss image stuck to Muslims in dozens of U.S. Blockbusters in best "Der Stuermer" manner. Look at the imagery and compare to Jud Suss and maybe you realize how damn brainwashed you are that you can't even face a movie about the negative sides without complaining. Now that the Russians are not the bad guys, the Muslims are... and as soon as someone depicts holy America as bad its propaganda of course. Get a life and look in the mirror for a difference... and after all its just a movie. If you are angry about it it must have had some kind of impact... and thats much more than most of todays movies even come near to achieve. Time to face your demons!

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