In Alena, a compelling contemporary remake of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, a young art historian begins a new job as a museum curator on Cape Cod. As she narrates her experiences, we learn that her predecessor, Alena, disappeared two years earlier. Memories of Alena and the mystery of her disappearance cast dark shadows on the narrator and other characters.
Woman coming of age dealing with self destructive & addictive behaviors as well as anorexia in the background, then finding out that she was a child of a sperm donor father in the foreground. She seeks the half siblings that were also children of the same sperm donor. Seeking family, looking for a familial mirror, reflecting on past mistakes and broaching life as an adult with the responsibility for life choices and working with what you are given, facing failures and moving on.