The Rider USA 2017 | 104 min | OV with german s.t. | Colour | FF 2017
Chloé ZhaoCHLOÉ ZHAO was born in China and studied film at New York University. In 2015, her directorial debut Songs My Brothers Taught Me was shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG. The Rider won the Art Cinema Award at Cannes (Directors‘ Fortnight).
rated for 0 + yearsAfter a rodeo accident, Brady has to get used to having a metal plate in his head. What is far worse for the cowboy is the fact that he can never ride again. Brady's world crumbles. Not only is his career as a rodeo rider at an end – up until now, his entire working life has revolved around horses. Torn between his old and his future lives, Brady has to reinvent himself – and find out what it means to be a man in the American heartland of today. With breath-taking pictures of the prairies of South Dakota, The Rider finds a wonderful balance between tender lyricism, archaic myths and the raw reality of life in the Mid-West.
Orig. Title: The Rider
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Director: Chloé Zhao
Screenplay: Chloé Zhao
Cast: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Cat Clifford, Terri Dawn Pourier, Lane Scott, Tanner Langdeau, James Calhoon, Derrick Janis
Producer: Chloé Zhao, Sacha Ben Harroche, Bert Hamelinck, Mollye Asher
Sprachfassung: OV with german s.t.
Music: Nathan Halpern
Camera: Joshua James Richards
Cutter: Alex O’Flinn
German Distributor: Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Protagonist Pictures
Production: Caviar; Highwayman Films
contact: Katharina Günther, Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH: firstname.lastname@example.org