Nomadland (2020)


A 2020's American Drama film Nomadland, directed by Chloé Zhao, who also wrote, edited and co-produced this film. The film is based on the 2017 non-fiction book of the same name: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder. The film had its world premiere on September 11, 2020, at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the Golden Lion. It also won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, making it the first film ever to win the top prize at both Venice and Toronto. Know about movie details, release date, plot, storyline, cast and crew, trailer video, wiki, and more.

Genre: Drama

Movie Details

Directed By: Chloé Zhao
Produced By: Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Chloé Zhao
Screenplay By: Chloé Zhao
Based on: Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder
Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Charlene Swankie, Bob Wells
Music By: Ludovico Einaudi
Cinematography: Joshua James Richards
Edited By: Chloé Zhao
Production Companies: Highwayman Films, Hear/Say Productions, Cor Cordium Productions
Distributed By: Searchlight Pictures
Release Date: September 11, 2020 (Venice), December 4, 2020 (United States)
Running Time: 108 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English
Budget: $4–6 million

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Nomadland Storyline/ Plot

The Story follows a woman, who is in her sixties, when she losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, she started living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie, and Bob Wells as Fern's mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.

Cast & Crew

  • Frances McDormand as Fern
  • David Strathairn as David
  • Linda May as Linda, one of Fern's three mentors
  • Charlene Swankie as Swankie, one of Fern's three mentors
  • Bob Wells as Bob, one of Fern's three mentors

Nomadland Trailer Video

Release Date

It is scheduled to begin a one-week virtual release on December 4, 2020, and be theatrically released in the United States on February 19, 2021, by Searchlight Pictures

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