The Legacy (L'Héritage)
The Legacy (L'Héritage) (2006)

Three French hipsters and their translator travel through rural Georgia to claim a remote, ruined castle that one of them has inherited. En route, they encounter an old man and his grandchild who are on a journey to carry out a mysterious,… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Jenkins
Time Out

Despite its undeniable thematic richness, 'Legacy' marks a slight return for Georgian director Géla Babluani.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

This grimly rewarding film reveals a nation trapped in its own historical legacy, and outsiders unable to understand let alone help.

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David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

This brilliant premise falls apart in the final act.

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Deborah Young
Variety

Containing a bare minimum of suspense and excitement, story unspools like a shaggy dog story missing the punchline.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Father and son Georgian filmmakers take an intriguing look at the collision between new and old, east and west in their home country. The film is colourful and almost shockingly vivid, with a refreshingly foreign feel that's thoroughly accessible.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

The week's biggest disappointment.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A unique road movie telling a dark moralistic ethnic tale of a long-lasting blood feud between two village clans with fatal repercussions.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The last act, which freewheels towards denouement like a driverless bus.

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Daily Mirror [UK]

Legacy starts brilliantly and sustains its intensity all the way through but, in the last few minutes, forgets to give us a decent climax.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
Two Americans (Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross) are guests at an old English mansion, where a strange set of events are taking place. A group of powerful… More
Walter M.
In "The Legacy," Patricia(Sylvie Testud) is in Tbilisi, Georgia to look into her inheritance which she learns is little more than a ruin but decides… More