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.
Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists
|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,901-13,000)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,301-17,400)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,501-5,600)
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||May 30th, 2014 (Limited) by Variance Films/Syndicado|
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||Father's Footsteps, Models, Performing Arts, Immigration, Culture Clash, Biography, Depression, Suicide, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star, Voiceover/Narration|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
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June 3rd, 2014
The overall box office leader, Maleficent, also led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $17,586 in nearly 4,000 theaters. Korengal was the best of the limited releases earning $14,630 in one lone theater. Night Moves was close behind with an average of $12,050 in two theaters. The final $10,000 film was Elena with $10,341 in one theater.
June 1st, 2014
Disney’s $180 million gamble on Maleficent looks to have paid off this weekend, with Angelina Jolie’s starring role carrying the film to a $70 million opening weekend, in spite of middling reviews. The film is as much a triumph for Jolie as World War Z was for husband Brad Pitt. They truly are Hollywood’s power couple.
May 30th, 2014
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