An ex-con moves into an old apartment building, where he encounters a domestic problem involving a police officer, his wife, and their daughter. When he tries to intervene, however, a mysterious curse entraps him.

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Hector Rodriguez
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Gina
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Walter
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Katie
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Joseph
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Lucille Jiminez
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An ex-con moves into an old apartment building, where he encounters a domestic problem involving a police officer, his wife, and their daughter. When he tries to intervene, however, a mysterious curse entraps him.

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and brief language | See all certifications »

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28 May 2009 (South Korea)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

PHP 2,741,718 (Philippines) (18 October 2009)
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Director Yam Laranas's Hollywood debut. See more »

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Remake of The Echo (2004) See more »

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Good Times
Performed by That Click Gang
Written by Gilberto A. Amarante and Jose Antonio Marine Cabrera
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Atmospheric ghost story
7 June 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

One of the best Asian horror remake

I was fortunate enough to view the film during the Cannes Film Festival. And it was received by the critics and audiences with open arms. The original film, "Sigaw", was the first Filipino horror for a long time to be very atmospheric.

Directed by the original film's director, Yam Laranas, "The Echo" is a very fine and atmospheric film like the original. The changes from the original was obvious and was probably done to expand the character histories.

Delivering very frightening chills, "The Echo" is a step up to your average Asian horror remake.


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