Echoes of an Epic (2006)

A man near death, obsessed with art in all its forms, rails against his Muse who he feels has stolen his life from him.

Director:

Jeff Richards

Writer:

Jeff Richards

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Cast

Cast overview:
John Burnside John Burnside ... Lucas
Susie Wickstead ... The Muse / Angela
Erin Karpluk ... Jody
Brenda Crichlow ... Edwards
James Upton ... Harwick
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Storyline

Lucas is dying. He sits in his studio, surrounded by the clutter of a life devoted to Art in all its forms, trying to finish a sculpture which he feels will sum up his tormented life. However, his desire is thwarted by one last visit from his Muse, who insists upon Lucas finishing his musical masterpiece. He does so, resplendent, but feels Death upon him. His last words are to her, an explanation of why he could not control his destiny. And then, the stunning truth about his life is revealed... Written by Jeff Richards

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Plot Keywords:

art | obsession | loss | fable | See All (4) »

Taglines:

A fable about obsession and loss...

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2006 (Canada) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Talelight Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The central music to the film, originally entitled "Epic", was composed by Alain Mayrand long before he met Jeff Richards. The music inspired Richards to make the film, in order to tell a story that he felt captured the feelings in the music. See more »

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