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Directed by Mariana Chenillo




Released: 2010


90 minutes

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. Nora's Will was named Mexico’s Best Picture of the Year, taking home seven Ariel Awards. Chenillo is the first female director ever to win Mexico’s Best Picture award.


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, leading José to reexamine their relationship and rediscover their undying love for each other.



Nora's Will



Mexican Academy of Film Ariel Awards 2009
- Best Picture of the Year
- Best Actor (Fernando Luján)
- Best Supporting Actress (Angelina Peláez)
- Best Original Screenplay (Mariana Chenillo)
- Best Score (Dario Gonzalez)
- Best Makeup
- Best First Film (Mariana Chenillo)


Audience Award
Athens Jewish Film Festival 2011


Jury Award
Best Director, Best First Film
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival 2009


Best Film
Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2009


Silver St. George Award - Best Director
Moscow International Film Festival 2009


Audience Award
Miami International Film Festival 2009


Audience Award
Morelia International Film Festival 2008


A.F.C.A.E Award for Best Film
Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema 2009


Best Mexican Film
Expresion en Corto International Film Festival 2009


Grand Coral Award
Havana Film Festival 2009


Silver Colon Award
Best Actor (Fernando Luján)
Huelva Latin American Film Festival 2009


Best Screenplay
Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2009


Audience Award - Best Narrative Feature
Cine Las Americas Film Festival 2009


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