The Heiresses (Las Herederas) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Heiresses (Las Herederas) Reviews

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March 29, 2019
Sorry, no backstory, no flashbacks. Just Brun's masterful performance as a mask that is starting to crack.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 10, 2019
An eloquent portrait of an authoritative and conservative country. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 7, 2019
But if some questions remain unanswered, Brun's performance provides much of the clarity we need.
March 7, 2019
A delicious, profound and deliberate film. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 6, 2019
"A subtle film whose theme is the maturation of someone not exactly very young".
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 6, 2019
The Heiresses portrays a tragicomedy that delves into the personal discovery through a woman who, in her old age, executes a silent inner revolution. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 4, 2019
[A] precise psychological study. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2019
The minimalism in this film effectively constructs the atmosphere that Ana Brun's character inhabits and also creates a clear image of sexism and classism. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 1, 2019
An intimate drama whose universal resonance will permeate. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 28, 2019
Generous enough to recognize victims of circumstances. And hopeful enough to show that it's never too late to adapt.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 28, 2019
A restrained, stately movie with a deep emotional core.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 12, 2019
A somber character study of two lifelong companions going separate ways. One for the better and the other, who knows?
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 11, 2019
It's a quiet, beautiful film, which joyfully explores its theme of attraction and love among women.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 8, 2019
Balancing the low-key tones that involve the story with the ever-present inner tension of the main character, Martinessi aims at Paraguayan society.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 1, 2019
Thanks to Brun's beautifully calibrated performance, it's stirring to watch Chela flirt with the prospect of rejoining the world.
January 26, 2019
Led by a gorgeous performance from Ana Brun, Marcelo Martinessi's debut is the perfect showcase for female actors with a poignant storyline focused on mature women within the LGBT community. Beautiful and poignant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 24, 2019
The real subtlety of Martinessi's film is how our perspective of each of these women and their relationship gradually shifts, without much happening by way of a story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 19, 2019
It's in its balancing of emotional artistry and nuanced political musing that makes The Heiresses a breath of fresh air.
January 17, 2019
An intimate character study with a powerful social commentary. Ana Brun is outstanding. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 17, 2019
The Heiresses is a quiet, understated and yet compelling piece of work that is brimming with intimacy, naturalistic performances, assured storytelling and the tactful use of thematically rich subtext.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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