Leonor Will Never Die

Leonor Will Never Die

99 Min. | PH | 2022

Language: OmeU | Original language: filippino

Director: Martika Ramirez Escobar

Leonor Reyes was once a major player in the Filipino film industry after creating a string of
successful action films, but now her household struggles to pay the bills. When she reads an
advertisement looking for screenplays, Leonor begins tinkering with an unfinished script about
the quest of young, noble Ronwaldo, forced to avenge his brother’s murder at the hand of thugs.
While her imagination provides some escape from reality, she goes all-in after an accident
involving a television knocks her out, sends her into a coma, and transports her inside the
incomplete movie. Now Leonor can play out her wildest dreams firsthand and discover the
perfect ending to her story.

“With her feature film debut, writer-director Martika Ramirez Escobar expresses a joyous love for cinema
through the film’s irreverent form and the wide-eyed, endearing lead performance from Sheila Francisco.
Ramirez Escobar concocts a winning mixture of zany misadventures, awesome period re-creations, and
self-reflective storytelling while grounding the story in the genuine emotions of a family suddenly torn

OmU = Original version with German subtitles
OV = Original version without subtitles
OmeU = Original version with English subtitles
DF = in German language