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Elena

(2011) Not Rated 109min.
 
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A woman turns to devious means to support her family in this drama from Russian filmmaker Andrei Zvyagintsev. Middle-aged Elena (Nadezhda Markina) first met her husband Vladimir (Andrey Smirnov) when she took a job looking after him following a ... Read More
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June 17, 2012
missopine
5-stars BUT I COULD TAKE A STAR FOR DRAG BUT THEN YOU'LL FORGIVE THE DRAG IN THE END BECAUSE YOU WILL BE BEWILDERED. THE DIRECTOR HAS HAD HIS WAY WITH YOU (LIKE MASTER LITERARIST TONI MORRISON); YOU WILL SIT THERE FEELING LIKE SOMEBODY FORGOT TO TELL YOU SOMETHING but it is one of those directors who are leaving it up to you what to think. Well...that's works sometime; it's a risky ploy...but
June 09, 2012
jlgcpa
A wonderful filmshowung the contrast of society in modern Russia.Played with depth and interest. A very provocative film.

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