Echo review – a mesmerising mosaic of Icelandic festivities | The Guardian

Universal themes are enlivened with local detail in this poignant, painterly compilation of 56 single-shot vignettesDon’t waste time looking for a narrative thread or common character in Echo. The third feature from director Rúnar Rúnarsson is a series of single-shot vignettes (56 in total), connected only by their setting: Iceland, around Christmas and new year. Related: Papicha review – repression and rebellion in war-torn Algeria Continue reading…

Universal themes are enlivened with local detail in this poignant, painterly compilation of 56 single-shot vignettes

Don’t waste time looking for a narrative thread or common character in Echo. The third feature from director Rúnar Rúnarsson is a series of single-shot vignettes (56 in total), connected only by their setting: Iceland, around Christmas and new year.

Related: Papicha review – repression and rebellion in war-torn Algeria

Continue reading…


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