The Heiresses

The Heiresses
  • 2018
  • Paraguay
  • 1h 38min
  • 12A
  • 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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The Heiresses

6 Aug 20184 stars

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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