The Heiresses (12A)
Dir: Marcelo Martinessi
Cast: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova
Paraguay, 2018, 98 mins, Spanish dialogue with subtitles
Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling off their possessions. But when their debts lead to Chiquita being imprisoned on fraud charges, Chela is forced to face a new reality and begins to provide a local taxi service to a group of elderly wealthy ladies. A liberating tale of confinement, self-discovery and escape.