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Elena / Busca Vida Filmes apresenta ; roteiro, Petra Costa, Carolina Ziskind ; um filme de Petra Costa ; direção, Petra Costa.

Costa, Petra, 1983- (film director,, screenwriter,, narrator.). Ziskind, Carolina, (screenwriter.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 80 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Syndicado : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Petra Costa.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Petra Costa.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Costa, Petra, 1983-
Andrade, Elena.
Actors > Brazil > Biography.
Actors > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors > Brazil > Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Suicide victims > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Brazilians > New York (State) > New York > Biography.

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