It’s Christmas time in Iceland and as everyone prepares for the holidays, a peculiar atmosphere falls upon the country revealing emotions of both excitement and concern. In the middle of nowhere an abandoned farm burns down to the ground. In a school, a children’s choir is singing Christmas carols. In a slaughterhouse, a group of slaughter operatives are dancing while cutting up slaughter pigs. A girl is celebrating Christmas at her father’s place with his new family. Through different independent scenes, ECHO examines our time and the surroundings we have created for ourselves and each other.
ECHO can be described as SAMSARA for the modern person, and instructor Rúnar Rúnarsson is, not without humour, curiously watching the human behaviour, traditions and relations