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Leona

Dir: Isaac Cherem

DRAMA / MÉXICO 2018 / 95 mins

Cast: Naian González Norvind ("New Orden"), Christian Vazquez,
Carolina Politi, Daniel Adissi y Margarita Sanz
Isaac Cherem, Naian Gonzáles Norvind

One of the 20 best Mexican films from 2020

A young Jewish woman from Mexico City is divided between her family and her forbidden love with a non-Jewish man. He allows her to discover the world outside the bubble of her community, leading her to an important transition in her adult life.

Film Festivals and Awards:

Festival de Morelia: Mejor actriz (Naian González Norvind) 2018

"Bittersweet, comedy-like account of the existential misadventures of Ariela (Naian González Norvind), (…) The protagonist’s performance is splendid."

Carlos Bonfil: Diario La Jornada

"Incisive (…) González Norvind won the prize for her sensitive interpretation of a character determined to be herself and not to yield to the reductive scheme imposed by social pressure."

Leonardo García Tsao: Diario La Jornada

Isaac Cherem Director

Director: Isaac Cherem