“Imagine having a crash. I get out and you go in,” Chiquita (Margarita Irún)
Do you want to spend time observing the life of the lead? The ultimate necessity for a film. The answer here is no. Chela (Ana Brun) is even more of a blank canvas than Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker. There is so little for the audience to grip on to. We should care about her conundrums. The mind wanders to fill in the gaping holes of characterisation. One does not want to be spoonfed, but there must be a personality to build our theories on. At least THE HEIRESSES is not as bad as COME RAIN, COME SHINE (2011).
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