Wealthy sisters fallen on hard times

Galway Film Society to screen The Heiresses in the Pálás

CHELA AND Chiquita are a formerly wealthy couple now forced to sell some of their inherited possessions. When Chiquita is imprisoned for fraud, Chela must embark on a journey of self-discovery.

This is Paraguayan film The Heiresses, an intimate drama of class and privilege, and the first feature from South American director Marcelo Martinessi. It won the FIPRESCI Prize and the Silver Berlin Bear for Best Actress at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival.

The Heiresses will be screened by the Galway Film Society on Sunday October 14 and Monday 15 in the Pálás Cinema. For tickets see www.palas.ie

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