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Summary Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with dreams of becoming an actress. She leaves behind a childhood spent in hiding during the military dictatorship, and she leaves behind Petra, her seven-year-old sister. Two decades later, Petra goes to New York to pursue acting and in search of Elena. But the film (and the filmmaker)...

Elena
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 9 Critic Reviews
81
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
6.8
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Summary Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with dreams of becoming an actress. She leaves behind a childhood spent in hiding during the military dictatorship, and she leaves behind Petra, her seven-year-old sister. Two decades later, Petra goes to New York to pursue acting and in search of Elena. But the film (and the filmmaker)...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 9 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 9 Critic Reviews
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100% Positive
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0% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
6.8
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18% Mixed
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 17 User Ratings
6.8
59% Positive
10 Ratings
18% Mixed
3 Ratings
24% Negative
4 Ratings

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Production Company Busca Vida Filmes
Release Date May 30, 2014
Duration 1 h 20 m
Brazilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema
• 4 Wins & 4 Nominations
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
• 2 Wins & 4 Nominations
Prêmio Guarani
• 1 Win & 3 Nominations