Venice 2020: Nomadland movie review – Chloé Zhao returns to the American West for powerful ode to pioneer spirit

//Venice 2020: Nomadland movie review – Chloé Zhao returns to the American West for powerful ode to pioneer spirit

Venice 2020: Nomadland movie review – Chloé Zhao returns to the American West for powerful ode to pioneer spirit

5/5 starsChinese-born director Chloé Zhao launched her international filmmaking career in 2017 with The Rider, a hugely moving exploration of life in the American heartlands. She returns to that milieu in her new film, Nomadland. Playing in competition at the Venice Film Festival, this is every bit as powerful: an ode to pioneer spirit and a lament for the communities and lives that were decimated after the financial recession of 2008.The film opens with a caption explaining that the town of…

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