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Zombie Nora, formerly known as Nora Cosgrove, is the main antagonist of the 1992 New Zealand horror-comedy film Braindead.

After being bitten by a diseased Sumatran Rat Monkey at a zoo, Lionel's overbearing mother Nora dies and reanimates as a zombie that begins to infect the rest of the townspeople and mutate into a gargantuan beast.

Appearance

In her final form, Nora transforms into a grotesque bloated creature with enormous hanging breasts, stringy hair, and a decaying face shaped like that of a naked mole rat. Her fingers are incredibly long and bony.

Powers and Abilities

Zombie Nora possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Superhuman strength
  • Infectious bite

Fate

After chasing Lionel and Paquita onto the roof and revealing that she murdered his father after catching him having an affair, Nora opens up an orifice on her stomach and drags Lionel kicking and screaming back into her womb. However, Lionel uses a pendant to carve his way out, causing Nora to fall backward into the flaming house, killing her.

Trivia

  • Nora was played by Elizabeth Moody.

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