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PG| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
In Mexico, a mailman's adopted son (José Eduardo) changes sad letters to happy ones and experiences his first love with a girl (Gatilla Odio) from his village.

Cast: Carmen Salinas , Xavier López "Chabelo" , Irma Dorantes , Jorge Galván , Jaime Jiménez Pons , Gatilla Odio , José Eduardo , Lorena Velázquez

Director: Barajas Lloren't

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Cartas a Elena (2010)

Release Date: June 8th, 2012|1 hr. 55 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's no music to tell you what to think. It's just three good actors and one director's merciless powers of observation. show more

  • 85
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Beneath the noirish topicality of Elena, which won a special jury prize at Cannes last year, lies a bone-deep existential unease and spiritual alienation, a preoccupation with sin that is at once quintessentially Russian and wholly archaic. show more

  • 88
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Nadezhda Markina is splendid as Elena, who speaks little but still manages to make her thoughts and emotions crystal clear. show more

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