Nora’s Will

Nora’s Will

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Despite their divorce, José Kurtz (Fernando Luján) and his ex-wife, Nora (Silvia Mariscal), never stopped caring for one another. So it’s no surprise that, when she commits suicide, José is charged with overseeing her funeral. Set among Mexico City’s Jewish community, this comedy focuses on the complications involved with organizing a memorial while others are preoccupied with Passover. Also complicating matters are José’s status as a nonbeliever and the unexpected contents of Nora’s will.

Nora’s Will is a comedy like nothing you’ve seen before. A truly unique tale of lost faith and eternal love from one of Mexico’s most talented new filmmakers. Writer/director Mariana Chenillo is the first female director ever to win Mexico’s Best Picture award.

Festivals and Awards

2010 Ariel Awards for:

  • Best First Work
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Actor
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Screenplay for Cinema
  • Best Picture

Event Details


Film Info

Year 2009
Country Mexico
Director Mariana Chenillo
Cast Fernando Luján, Enrique Arreola, Ari Brickman
Runtime 92 min
Language Spanish, Hebrew with English subtitles
Genre ,