- 1h 38min
- Directed by: Marcelo Martinessi
- Cast: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova
- Language: Spanish
- UK release: 10 August 2018
Chela (Brun) lives with her partner Chiquita (Irun), watching as her family home disintegrates, but when Chiquita is sent to prison for fraud, she must adjust to a new life. A subtle and powerful exploration of class, repression and desire in modern Paraguay, with a stunning performance from Brun.
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Reviews & features
The Heiresses6 Aug 2018
Ana Brun stuns in a richly textured Paraguayan drama, featuring an all-female cast
Blanched of hue yet rich in texture and drenched in feeling, Marcelo Martinessi's The Heiresses is a subtle, powerful exploration of the changing nature of class, repression and desire in modern Paraguay featuring a stunning central performance from Ana…
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