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 polished apartment… 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 polished apartment… 2010-10-08 Unrated PT92M
Movie Review

Nora's Will (2010)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
KISS ME, YOU FOOL Juan Pablo Medina and Marina de Tavira in Nora's Will
KISS ME, YOU FOOL Juan Pablo Medina and Marina de Tavira in Nora's Will
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Oct 08, 2010; Rated: Unrated; Length: 92 Minutes

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-

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Originally posted Nov 10, 2010 Published in issue #1129 Nov 19, 2010 Order article reprints