Memoria De Helena (1970)

Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - Brazil  |  
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Helena (Rosa M. Penna) is the adolescent girl who is driven to suicide over her fear of growing older and assuming responsibility for her life. A couple reads her diary and watches home movies of the girl to try and understand her personality and motivation for taking her own life. Adriana Prieto, Arduino Colasanti and Joel Barcelos also star in this tragic tale of a young girl's inability to cope with life.

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adolescence, responsibility, suicide, suicide-attempt, teenagers