Chloé Zhao CHLOÉ ZHAO (*1982 in Peking) attended an English boarding school and studied political sciences in Massachusetts and film production at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York. FILMFEST HAMBURG showed her first two films "Songs My Brothers Taught Me" (2015) and "The Rider" (2017), which won the Art Cinema Award in Hamburg and Cannes.
rated for 0 + years A woman loses everything and leaves her old life behind. A fascinating road movie on the dark side of the American dream with Frances McDormand in the lead role.
After the financial collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets out to lead the life of a modern nomad outside conventional society. Director Chloé Zhao’s third film shows the real-life travellers Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern‘s mentors and companions as she explores the wide expanses of the American West. Nomadland premiered in simultaneous showings at Venice and Toronto.
Original title: Nomadland
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
topics: Ageing, Loneliness, Women, History & Society, Migration & Origin, Biopic, Racism & Discrimination, Female Directors, Travelling, Death, Loss & Trauma, Father
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Chloé Zhao
Screenplay: Chloé Zhao, basierend auf einem Buch von / based on a book by Jessica Bruder
Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Swankie, Bob Wells
Producer: Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Chloé Zhao
Director of Photography: Joshua James Richards
Music: Ludovico Einaudi
Production Design: Joshua James Richards
Editor: Chloé Zhao
Sound: Sergio Diaz
Costume design: Hannah Logan Peterson
German Distributor: The Walt Disney Company Germany GmbH
Production: Highwayman Films; Hear/Say Productions; Cor Cordium Production