Elena and Vladimir are an older couple, they come from different backgrounds. Vladimir is a wealthy and cold man, Elena comes from a modest milieu and is a docile wife. They have met late in life and each one has children from previous marriages. Elena's
Creditsdirector: Andrei Zvyagintsev
ANDREÏ ZVYAGINTSEV: Chyornaya komnata (2000, TV series, 1 episode), The Return (2003), The Banishment (2007), Apocrypha (2009, short), Elena (2011).