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July 23, 2018

Trailer and Poster released for The Heiresses


Zehra Phelan/ HeyUGuys

Thunderbird Releasing has dropped the trailer and official poster for Marcelo Martinessi’s The Heiresses.

Written and directed by Paraguayan filmmaker Marcelo Martinessi, the film premiered in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival winning Silver Bear for Best Actress and the Alfred Bauer (Silver Bear) and FIPRESCI prizes for Best Film.

The film stars Ana Brun, Margarita Irun and Ana Ivanova.

The film hits cinemas August 10.

The Heiresses Official Synopsis

Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asunción, Paraguay, have been together for 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened, and they begin to sell off their inherited possessions. When their debts lead fo Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality as she begins to break out of her shell to explore a personal and intimate revolution…