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.
Toronto International Film Festival 2020 - WINNER People's Choice Award
Venice Film Festival 2020 - WINNER Golden Lion Best Film
★★★★½ - Stuff
"Pretty much the perfect film for 2020; a paean to all people who have re-examined their lives, shifted their priorities and rediscovered the profound magic of empathy and quiet resilience. You'll quite probably love it too."
★★★★★ "Extraordinary" "[Zhao's] movie gives a voice to the marginalised. If you listen hard, it might just change your life." - London Evening Standard
★★★★★ "There is real greatness in Chloé Zhao's film-making." "Frances McDormand delivers the performance of her career" "Utterly inspired" - Guardian
★★★★★ "A soulful character study" - Daily Mirror
★★★★★ "Deeply intimate and hauntingly beautiful." - Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ "Nomadland is a triumph" - The List
★★★★ "Extraordinary docu-fiction drama" - Rolling Stone
★★★★ "A film so immersed in the iconography of modern Americana that it feels both like an evocation and stern rebuke of the paintings of Norman Rockwell." - Observer
★★★★ "Frances McDormand plays Fern with a quiet ferocity, ultimately delivering a gut-punch of a performance." - Globe and Mail