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

The Heiresses (Las Herederas) Reviews

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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
Top Critic
January 17, 2019
By the end of the film, the audience feels like it knows his heroine at almost precisely the same time she has gotten to know herself. It's a minor kind of magic.
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