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Elena Undone (2010)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  25 June 2010 (USA)
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Fate brings two diversely different women together, and sets them on a collision course that will shatter their preconceived notions about love, life and the power of one's soul.

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Elena
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Peyton
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Barry
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Tyler
Connor Kramme ...
Nash
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Tori (as Sabrina Fuster)
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Wave (as Mary Wells)
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Lily
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Young Peyton
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Peyton's Mother
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Rasheed
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Ari
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Amelia
Skyler Cooper ...
Jackie
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Peyton and Elena are, on the surface, diametrically opposed - one, a well-known lesbian writer, the other a mother and wife of a pastor - but when their paths cross, several times over, they feel compelled to connect. What begins as friendship quickly blossoms into something deeper. Peyton tries to extricate herself before her heart wants what it can't have. Elena can't imagine not having Peyton in her life. And despite the fact that she has never even considered kissing a woman, Elena is overwhelmed with a desire to do just that. Despite Peyton's reservations, Elena pushes the relationship into a full-blown affair. The two women fall deeply in love, both keenly aware a future together might be little more than a dream. Written by Jane Clark

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Necar Zadegan was the last person to be cast as the title character of Elena. She had auditioned for the part only a few days before filming began. See more »

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Peyton: I miss you... honestly I've missed you before our last kiss was finished... I just want you to know that I am with you... in heart... soul... spirit... Elena, your beauty radiates from your soul... Hmm... I finally understand the cliché term take ones breath away... you take my breath away... When you kiss me... oh God... when you kiss me, Elena... with your entire body, soul and being... I remember the night you showed up and made love to me was no word... Elena, I have never let anyone have ...
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My Honest Opinion
17 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To start out I'm going to say that Nicole Conn makes films about romance. If you've seen her other works (not counting the documentary about her son) I think it's clear that she is not going for the more edgy drama or romantic comedy she's trying for and I quote the film "the romance in love." That being said, I think this is her best dramatic feature yet. Budget with independent film, particularly lesbian or gay themed films, is always an issue which is why I think a lot of the time we get films that look like they were shot on a Sony handicam and have lead actors with about as much acting talent as a junior high drama club. I have to applaud the production team for being able to get the caliber of people that they did to make this film. The leads are stunning and have a very natural chemistry between them plus they can act! The camera work is good and the set designs were natural and realistic to the characters. There are other things in the film that aren't particularly noteworthy like the wardrobe and soundtrack but again I think those things are more of a budget thing. Okay yes the story does fall flat in certain spots and the rhythm does seem to shift in the second half of the film and yes there are some flaws in the editing (most of which I only noticed after watching my DVD about 10 times), but overall this is one of the better lesbian themed films out there. Again this film is not going to appeal to everyone, but to me this film does exactly what I think it promises which is to show you the romance in love. Hope this helps.


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