Echos of Enlightenment (2001)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi


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A fascinating story about a sleazy lawyer who stumbles upon enlightenment.

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  • Dan as Daniel Gesar in ECHOES OF ENLIGHTENMENT
  • Court is in session before the Hon. Judge Maximillian (Jack Kosslyn) and his Clerk (Joan Blair).
  • Joe (Gordon Noice) watches Mary Gesar hand out missing fliers in her search for Daniel.
  • Mary Gesar (Christine Harte) and her Dad (Tom Seiler) share a sombre moment after Daniel vanishes.
  • Paul (Jesse Goins) confronts Daniel Gesar (Dan Coplan) in a profound meeting.
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Director:

Dan Coplan

Writer:

Dan Coplan

Awards

2 wins.

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1 October 2002 | SuzeW
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| A compelling epic with insightful access into a myriad of human conditions.
Echoes of Enlightenment could have easily gotten lost in a maze of contradictions and metaphors. However, the narrative holds the whole script together coherently, and the metaphors add deliberate depth to the stylish visuals.

Interpreting the concept of enlightenment on screen requires the finesse of walking the fine line between proselyting and sentimentality in which Coplan skilfully surpasses. Quite remarkably, Coplan's Echoes coaxes the audience to surrender disbelief and be drawn into a vibrant world of magical realism. We cannot help but recognize a part, if not all, of ourselves in Daniel Geser.

The performance of Daniel Geser is poignantly human; shades of pathos unravelled reminiscing of Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now! For good measure, there are sexual and violent scenes for universal appeal. Echoes of Enlightenment is an engrossing, post-viewing conversation piece, bridging pop-culture with religious classic.

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Genres

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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Release Date:

August 2001

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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