General Information

Glossary: E
Released Year: 2015
Runtime: 100 minutes
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Directors: Kane Senes
Writers: John Chriss, Kane Senes
Casts: James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe, Maika Monroe, Rhys Wakefield, Beth Broderick, Ryan O'Nan, Owen Teague
IMDB: Echoes of War (2015) - IMDB

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Reviews

60
Los Angeles Times - Michael Rechtshaffen
While all the naturalistic overtones might suggest faith-based Terrence Malick, those committed performances keep the film involving, however recognizably those echoes might resonate.
50
The Dissolve - Mike D'Angelo
Most of Echoes Of War amounts to Hints Of Aggression, with the film struggling to find enough incident to reach feature length.
38
Tribune News Service - Roger Moore
Echoes of War needs prettier visuals and bigger ideas, because the dialogue is too formulaic and the violence to come is entirely too predictable to hold our interest for 100 minutes.
38
RogerEbert.com - Peter Sobczynski
I could not see it as anything more than a giant bore that presents viewers with the most familiar plot devices imaginable but fails to present them in a way that makes them worth sitting through once again.

Echoes of War (2015)


The year is 1866 and the bloodiest conflict in American history - the Civil War - has recently come to an end. Miles away in the isolated countryside of Texas, two families neighbor one another. The Rileys trap animals and sell their pelts for a meager living, while the McCluskeys, having lost their proud cattle business to the war, steal from the weaker Rileys' traps. That is, until WADE, favorite uncle to the Riley children and an embattled war veteran, visits his family to find reprieve from the horrors he has seen. Wade learns of the McCluskeys' misdoings and takes it upon himself to put a stop to them and before long, finds himself with another war on his hands - this time, one of his own making.