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The Heiresses (Las Herederas) Reviews

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September 24, 2018
Aside from some great performances,The Heiresses transpires little more than a calligraphic application of a formula. [Full review in Spanish]
January 14, 2019
The entire movie feels muddled, especially in its effort to fashion a gets-her-groove-back narrative from financial ruin.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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
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 19, 2019
It's in its balancing of emotional artistry and nuanced political musing that makes The Heiresses a breath of fresh air.
November 12, 2018
This beautifully played-out drama is as much about the emergence of Paraguay after so long under dictatorship as about the middle-aged Chela, now emerging from the literal darkness of her shadowy home. Ana Brun is exceptional as Chela.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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
October 30, 2018
In Ana Brun he's found someone that doesn't merely equal his skill but surpasses it.
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
December 19, 2018
Fortunately, this air of indetermination continues until the end, like a shadow that hides any sign of the body that projects it. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 24, 2018
It's a film with a small focus but it's intriguing, memorable and very powerful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2018
Brun's performance exists mostly in between her sparse bits of dialogue - her facial expressions direct the emotional core of any given scene, while her eyes seem to change color with particular moods.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 20, 2018
Director Marcelo Martinessi achieves the perfect setting to criticize a society that clearly clings to the division of class, and to the censure of women. [Full review in Spanish]
December 13, 2018
The Heiresses combines the humor of his sharp social observations with the tenuous restlessness and the reborn sensuality that shakes inside Chela, suspended in a time when everything was easy, even love. [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
August 8, 2018
An empathetic and assured debut from Marcelo Martinessi.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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
September 27, 2018
With his debut film, Marcelo Martinessi paints an impressive image of Paraguay's upper class, trapped in their situation as the characters are in their social roles. [Full review in Spanish]
December 13, 2018
The Heiresses reflects a sincere and eloquent critical look at Paraguayan society. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 6, 2018
With Las Herederas, Paraguayan cinema also crosses a new threshold that raises the standard for a much more reflective and introspective type of cinema... [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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