- Movie: Lovely Nora (literal title)
- Romaji: Kanashi no Nora: Shiawase no Meguriai
- Japanese: 愛しのノラ～幸せのめぐり逢い～
- Director: Yuji Tajiri
- Writer: Futoshi Nakano, Ryota Kawasaki
- Producer: Hajime Harie
- Cinematographer: Sachi Kagami
- Release Date: November 18, 2017
- Runtime: 82 min.
- Genre: Cat
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Sakumi (Shingo Mizusawa) is an unpopular scenario writer and he is married to Hiyori (Hako Oshima). They do not have a child. One day, a stray cat comes into their home. They name the cat “Shiro” and accept the cat as part of their family, but Shiro disappears. Sakumi and Hiyori try to find Shiro. The couple are sad that the cat is gone and something happens to Hiyori.
- Director Yuji Tajiri got inspired by the collection of essays “Nora Ya” by Hyakken Uchida (published 1957 by Bungeishunju) and made the movie “Kanashi no Nora.”