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Nora’s Will

Feature Narrative

Mariana Chenillo

Mexico | 2010 | 90 min


with English subtitles


When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, José 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, leading José to rediscover their undying love for each other. A comedy like no other, and directed by Mariana Chenillo, the first female director to win Mexico’s Best Picture Award.

Director's Bio

Mariana Chenillo is a director and writer from México D.F., known for her films “Cinco días sin Nora” (2008), for which she received two Ariel Awards (Mejor Ópera Prima and Mejor Guión Cinematográfico), and “Paraíso” (2013).

Screening Schedule

March 08th
07:00 pm
CJH Auditorium