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Elena (2013)

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Drama Documentary 20131h 20m

Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven year old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies, newspaper clippings, a diary and letters. At any moment Petra hopes to find Elena walking in the streets in a silk blouse. Gradually, the features of the two sisters are confused; we no longer know one from the other. When Petra finally finds Elena in an unexpected place, she has to learn to let her go.Elena featuring Li An and Elena Andrade is streaming with subscription on Netflix, streaming with subscription on Netflix Basic, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, and 5 others. It's a documentary and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (1,930 votes).

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#1560 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#6391 Ranked in Documentary Movies

Elena has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (1,930 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven year old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies, newspaper clippings, a diary and letters. At any moment Petra hopes to find Elena walking in the streets in a silk blouse. Gradually, the features of the two sisters are confused; we no longer know one from the other. When Petra finally finds Elena in an unexpected place, she has to learn to let her go.

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Runtime: 1h 20m

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Related Genres: DramaDocumentary
Related Tags: Female Director
Country of origin: BrazilAmerica
Available to watch on: NetflixHooplaKanopy
Original Release Date: Apr 11, 2013