Donovan's Echo
Donovan's Echo (2011)

After a long absence, Donovan returns home to discover events from his past are repeating. Plagued by the idea of déjà vu, Donovan is convinced his young neighbour and her mother will be killed on the 30th anniversary of his wife and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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DVD Release Date: May 20, 2013
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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

Admittedly, the film is bolted to an intriguing psychological/paranormal premise, but the narrative trudges along in a fitful monotony of somber tones and stodgy pacing.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The indie flick's heart is in the right place but, unfortunately, its arteries are seriously clogged up with syrupy sappiness.

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Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

It's technically sound, and features strong performances, but the storytelling is a bit weak.

Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

Greenwood is excellent, as always. And a carefully measured performance by Sonja Bennett as Maggie's confused, protective mother contributes to a sense of stampeding panic.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a passable short film that's been painfully, needlessly stretched out to feature length.

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Anita Li
Toronto Star

Billed as a "supernatural thriller," Donovan's Echo feels more like an overwrought made-for-TV movie.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

A moody psychological thriller that buries a couple of worthy ideas beneath a series of contrivances.

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