‘Nomadland’ First Look: Frances McDormand Stars in Chloe Zhao’s ‘The Rider’ Followup

IndieWire | 2/12/2019 | Staff
Click For Photo: https://www.indiewire.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/IMG_7550-2.jpg

Fox Searchlight Pictures has picked up the rights to Chloe Zhao’s much-anticipated followup to her lauded second feature, “The Rider.” Starring Frances McDormand in her first role after winning the Oscar for Best Actress at last year’s ceremony, “Nomadland” features the actress in a new vision of the American West. She takes center stage in a pair of first look photos from the film, which emphasize Zhao’s ability to build stories in unique settings that capture the grandeur and desolation of their locations.

Per its official synopsis, the film “is a road movie following Fern (McDormand), a woman in her sixties, who after losing everything in the Great Recession embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. A signature of Zhao’s, the film includes real people turned actors including Linda May and Charlene Swankie.” The film also stars David Strathairn.

Love - West - Roads - Adventures - Horizon

“As I fell in love with the American West, it was impossible not to become fascinated with the roads that lead to the many adventures beyond the horizon. I’m very fortunate to be able to hit the road with a talented team and collaborate with...
(Excerpt) Read more at: IndieWire
Wake Up To Breaking News!
True or False Prophet, check for God keeping seal of approval.
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!