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Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Mystery  |  15 February 2012 (USA)
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

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Donovan Matheson
Kyarra Willis ...
Magnolia Matheson
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Jasmine Matheson
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Finnley Boyd
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Dean Belton
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Maggie
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Susan Boyd
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Kaisha
Katina Small ...
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Ray
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

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With interest in their award-winning screenplay, co-writers Jim Cliffe and Melodie Krieger received plenty of encouragement to rewrite Donovan as a younger character, but the two writers felt strongly that the hero needed to have a certain amount of life experience. See more »

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A retired nuclear physicist involved in the Manhattan project searches for meaning surrounding a personal tragedy that altered the direction of his life.
2 October 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Outstanding performances by Danny Glover and Bruce Greenwood ground this interesting introspective investigation into déjà vu., time, and personal loss.

Well directed by Jim Cliffe, we see Glover's character Donovan slowly emerge from the fog of alcoholism, fighting to solve a mystery surrounding haunting déjà vu experiences. The viewer is drawn through this well constructed story at a very comfortable pace, with a sprinkle of humour that makes this drama extremely entertaining.

Donovan's Echo is multi-layered yet suitable for family viewing. It is bound to stimulate some interesting discussion afterwards.

Special mention must also be made of the very strong performance by Natasha Calis who plays Maggie.

With elements of an art-house film, Donovan's Echo will be remembered as THE sleeper indie success of 2011.


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