Feature Narrative Competition | 95 min | 2018

The Heiresses

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About the Film

Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families. When their financial situation worsens, they start selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela begins to provide a local taxi service to a group of wealthy elderly ladies. She finally begins to come out of her shell and engage with the world, embarking on her own personal, intimate revolution.

Film Info

Section Feature Narrative Competition
Year 2018
Length 95 min
Language Spanish
Country Paraguay, Germany, Brazil, Uruguay, Norway, France
Premiere MENA Premiere

Film Credits

Director Marcelo Martinessi
Screenplay Marcelo Martinessi
Cinematography Luis Armando Arteaga
Editing Fernando Epstein
Producer Sebastian Pena Escobar, Marcello Martininessi, Christophe Friedel, Fernando Epstein, Augustina Chiario, Julia Murat, Hilde berg
Production Company La Babosa Cine,Pandora Film Produktion, Esquina Producoes Artisticas, Mutante Cine, Norske Filmproduksjon, La Fabrica Nocturna
Sound Design
Sound Fernando Henna
Cast Anna Brun , Marguarita IrĂșn , Ana Ivanova , Nilda Gonzalez , Alicia Guerra , Maria Martins Yvera Zayas

Film Contacts

Directed by: Marcelo Martinessi