Nora's Will (5 Días Sin Nora)

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Comedy Feature, Mexico, 2010, in Spanish with subtitles. Directed by Mariana Chenillo.
When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, José (Fernando Luján) is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest. He soon realizes he is part of Nora's plan to bring her family back together for one last Passover feast. This leads José to reexamine their relationship and rediscover their undying love for each other. A truly unique comedy of lost faith and eternal love from one of Mexico’s writer/director Mariana Chenillo. Named Mexico’s Best Picture of the Year, taking home seven Ariel Awards.

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Join us for a conversation with director Mariana Chenillo after the final credits.

Mariana Chenillo is a Mexican film director and screenwriter, known for being the first woman to win Best Picture at Mexico’s Ariel awards. Chenillo, stands out as an original voice in the crowded field of modern Mexican cinema. She manages to infuse her work with a distinctive female perspective and a peculiar vision of Mexican society. She is also the director of Paradise and Revolución.


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