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Donovan's Echo (2011)

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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 ...
Maggie - 35 years
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Speaker (as Stephen Jeffreys)
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Doctor
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Kit
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Sarah
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Medical Assistant
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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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Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »

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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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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 »

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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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Schmaltz but the right kind, mixed with a bit of suspense
17 August 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Maybe even a 7/10.

Danny Glover has been in so many garbage films and series that he has become a bit of an underrated actor. In this film at least he gets to be the focus, and show us some of his ability. Also the child supporting lead is not the usual vile little snot-nosed thing, instead she's quite restrained and engaging.

But overall, this film is so 'un-demanding', when really it should be an edge-of-the seat jobby. For some reason it just fails to scare.

It's not boring, it's just ... more innocuous than it should be. We watched it late at night before work, and it made almost no emotional impression whatsoever.

All of which makes it sound like a bad film!

It's not, it's got a good little story and a couple of nice twists.

You could sum it up by "I didn't mind it."


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