ECHO (BERGMÁL) (2019)

NAME OF FILM: ECHO

DIRECTOR(S): Amikam Kovner & Assaf Snir

STARRING: Yael Abecassis and Yoram Toledano

GENRE: Drama Film

SYNOPSIS: An engineer named Avner suspects his wife, Ella, is having an affair and begins recording her phone conversations. While he obsessively listens and tries to learn the lover’s identity, Ella tragically dies in a car crash. As Avner sinks deeper and deeper into his investigation, he grows more isolated from his friends and family, and his life begins to unravel. In the process, his attention is redirected from the mystery lover to his late wife; he realizes there were parts of her personality he never knew in her life, and the search turns into a reflection on himself and their relationship.

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The official program of the 72nd edition of the Locarno Film Festival was announced this week, along with tributes to Hilary Swank, Claire Atherton, Enrico Ghezzi and Fulvio Bernasconi.