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The myth of Narcissus and Echo - Iseult Gillespie


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One day, Echo was drifting through the woods and fell in love with a handsome young hunter named Narcissus. Cursed by Hera to only repeat the last words spoken by another, Echo was unable to converse with him and was soon cruelly rejected. Heartbroken, she died. Seeing this, the goddess Nemesis decided it was time for retribution. Iseult Gillespie details the myth of Narcissus's punishment.

Narcissus rejected Echo because:

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Serin İnan, Kozmonot Animation Studio
  • Narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Gürkan Gürler
  • Animator Tuncay Çetin, İrem Usta
  • Compositor Tolga Yıldız, Serin İnan
  • Art Director Gürkan Gürler
  • Background Artist Kübra Teber
  • Music Deniz Doğançay
  • Sound Designer Deniz Doğançay
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Producer Cella Wright

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