Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens, David Strathairn in "The Heiress" on Broadway - Page 5
Alone, Catherine must face her soul misery. She sees that no one will come to rescue her from herself. Yet, there is a satisfaction and strength that is born by the wisdom she has inherited with this experience. At the conclusion confronted by Morris once again, this time, she has the discernment and power to resist his plaintive and desperate cries as he pounds on her door to let him in (The end scene played chillingly by Stevens and Chastain.). Chastain's Catherine is determined and steely. She has learned to love herself. She understands the boundaries of her identity and accepts self-hood. Receiving this inheritance bestowed by her father, now she will use it to its fullest. It is more valuable than gold, for it is subject to no man.