The Inheritors
The Inheritors (1998)

Determined to suppress the peasants' presumption, the local gentleman-farmers band together to thwart the success of the new land-owners. Conspiracy leads to violence, and the cycle of oppression repeats itself. The acting in this film… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 9, 1998
DVD Release Date: October 19, 1999
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Dequina

Inspiring and surprisingly poignant.

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

The director's visual style communicates moral ambivalence in a story that screams for judgment.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A rowdy, bawdy, and clever morality tale about the elixir of freedom and the eternal clash between the haves and the have-nots.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It is a dark morality tale about the powerful ones acting petty and cruel, while the peasants act with dignity and courage.

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Steve Rhodes
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The characters lack much depth or complexity. Looking at their clothes is sufficient information to predict their behavior

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