- 1 hr 49 min
Elena is a human drama in which a middle aged woman feels forced to resort to devious means to support her family. Elena is financially dependent upon her husband, Vladimir, who she met while she was caring for him, following a serious illness. Elena also helps support her grown son and grandson from a previous marriage. Following another serious illness Elena encourages Vladimir, and his daughter to reconcile their troubled relationship. After they reconcile Vladimir announces he intends to give his money to his daughter upon his death, which now forces Elena to find a way to set aside some money so she can continue to support her son.