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The Heiresses is a piercing look into the lives of the wealthy through the tribulations of a hesitant woman in quiet crisis.
Asunción, Paraguay. Sixty-somethings Chela and Chiquita, both descendants of wealthy families, have been living together for more than thirty years. Times have changed though, and with debts mounting, the couple begins to sell-off precious heirlooms to stay afloat. But when Chiquita is convicted of fraud and sent to prison, the sheltered Chela must suddenly fend for herself. Swallowing her pride, she reluctantly begins working as a chauffeur for the wealthy women of the neighbourhood. The changed circumstances lead her to, perhaps for the first time, contemplate her life and the choices she’s made.
Wednesday 13th February