MARCELO MARTINESSI

THE HEIRESSES

Love is the greatest treasure
2018 · 98 mins · Drama
Asunción, Paraguay, 2013. Sixty-somethings Chela (Ana Brun) and Chiquita (Margarita Irún), both descendants of rich families, have been living together for more than thirty years, largely insulated from the troubles of the outside world. Times have changed though, and with debts mounting, the pair begins to sell off some precious heirlooms. Ultimately the financial situation proves untenable, and convicted of petty fraud, Chiquita is sent to prison by a court order. Suddenly, the sheltered Chela must fend for herself. Swallowing her pride, she reluctantly begins working as a chauffeur for the other wealthy women of the neighbourhood. The changed circumstances...

Asunción, Paraguay, 2013. Sixty-somethings Chela (Ana Brun) and Chiquita (Margarita Irún), both descendants of rich families, have been living together for more than thirty years, largely insulated from the troubles of the outside world. Times have changed though, and with debts mounting, the pair begins to sell off some precious heirlooms.

Ultimately the financial situation proves untenable, and convicted of petty fraud, Chiquita is sent to prison by a court order. Suddenly, the sheltered Chela must fend for herself. Swallowing her pride, she reluctantly begins working as a chauffeur for the other wealthy women of the neighbourhood. The changed circumstances lead her to, perhaps for the first time, contemplate her life and choices…

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Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
PAL194
Languages
Spanish
Subtitles
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
1.77:1

Directed by

Marcelo Martinessi

Featuring

Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova, Ana Brun