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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Donovan Matheson
Kyarra Willis ...
Magnolia Matheson
Jasmine Matheson
Finnley Boyd
Dean Belton
Susan Boyd
Katina Small ...
Maggie - 35 years
Speaker (as Stephen Jeffreys)
Medical Assistant


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 a professional background in illustration and animation, director Jim Cliffe storyboarded almost the entire movie, but the ambitious 20-day schedule forced the first-time director to be more spontaneous on a day-to-day basis. See more »


In the newspaper clipping Donovan pulls out near the beginning of the movie, there is a typo. It says "Police and ambulances responded quickly to the seen.. (should be "scene"). See more »


Gene Pool
Songwriter Mark Kevin Wilson
Produced by Vintage Masters Music
Performed by Lucian Blaque
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage Master, a division of Wild Whirled Music
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On the edge of my seat until the end
24 October 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie definitely has something for everyone; a brilliant story containing lots of very fascinating "what-if" scenarios, built around some unique and complex concepts. The main character's struggle with his personal demons keeps you sympathizing with his desire to right his perceived wrongs from his past.

While the character portrayals by the two veteran actors (Danny Glover and Bruce Greenwood) were as exceptional as you would expect, it is the sharp-witted character of Maggie (Natasha Calis) who instantly captured my heart.

Wonderfully written and beautifully shot, the twists and turns within the movie keep you on the edge of your seat until the end.

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