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The Inheritors (1998)


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Determined to suppress the peasants' presumption, the local gentleman-farmers band together to thwart the success of the new land-owners. Conspiracy leads to violence, and the cycle of oppression repeats itself. The acting in this film is fierce. Gender issues in particular are given a fiery spin as the women characters refuse the yoke of patriarchal authority. What makes the story so poignant is that the principal villain recognizes the worth of the people he destroys, but will do anything to … More

Rating: R (for violence including a rape, sexuality and brief language)
Genre: Art House & International , Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Stefan Ruzowitzky
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On DVD: Oct 19, 1999
Stratosphere Entertainment


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Full Review… | March 19, 2002
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Los Angeles Times
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