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ECHOLOT

by Athanasios Karanikolas

synopsis

A clique gathers in a house in the country to hold its own personal funeral ceremony for a friend who has committed suicide. It's not unusual for extreme situations to lure people out of their shells. In this case, the suicide prompts them to switch off for a while; this weekend at least, these young people are no longer thinking about tomorrow. Instead, they surrender entirely to the moment and give their feelings free reign. They dance, love, argue, drink, go for walks, or take naps. But they also remember their dead friend, who is present in all their thoughts and conversations.

original title: Echolot
country: Germany
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Athanasios Karanikolas
film run: 77'
screenplay: Athanasios Karanikolas
cast: Aenne Schwarz, Lena Vogt, Nina Horvath, Julian Keck
cinematography by: Johannes M. Louis
film editing: Athanasios Karanikolas
producer: Athanasios Karanikolas
production: Athanasios Karanikolas
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