Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This cautionary melodrama from the Phillipine's warns women against trying to escape the safe confines of their rigidly defined "feminine" roles as it tells the tragic tale of Elena, a young woman who is first seen accepting a suitcase full of cash from a sleazy lawyer who promptly beats her up and rapes her to ensure that she keeps the cover-up to herself. Afterward, Elena stumbles home with a terrible case of amnesia. Fortunately, her mother understands her daughter's plight and helps her regain her memory. Elena's story of how she became a surrogate mother for a wealthy family headed by a pushy and ruthless female doctor then unfolds via flashback.
past, search, abuse, adoption, amnesia, black-market, corruption, rape