We never see Nora’s face. Right at the beginning of Nora’s Will, the Mexican-Jewish divorced grandma kills herself with pills in her polished apartment in the days before Passover. She also plots some unusual consequences of her demise — especially for her grumpy atheist ex-husband (Fernando Luján) — with meticulous (and somewhat mischievous) care. This dark but warm, delightfully fluid Spanish-language comedy about family, suicide, recipes, rabbis, secrets, Jewish burial traditions, and Christian florists is a fantastic first feature from rising director Mariana Chenillo. Watch for her. A-
Nora's Will We never see Nora's face. Right at the beginning of Nora's Will, the Mexican-Jewish divorced grandma kills herself with pills in her...Nora's WillPT92MUnrated We never see Nora's face. Right at the beginning of Nora's Will, the Mexican-Jewish divorced grandma kills herself with pills in her...2010-11-10
KISS ME, YOU FOOL Juan Pablo Medina and Marina de Tavira in Nora's Will
Release Date Limited: 10/08/2010; Runtime (in minutes): 92; MPAA Rating: Unrated
Posted November 10 2010 — 12:00 AM EST
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