Nomadland 12A

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This film was last shown on 24 June 2021

Reeling from the loss of her husband, Fern (Francis McDormand) takes to the roads, in Nomadland. Living out her days in a kitted-out van, travelling from town to town and picking up short-term seasonal work where she can get it. Facing a cold and lonely winter, Fern heads west and finds sanctuary with a community of desert nomads.

Though fictionalised, Zhao’s film is populated with real-life people, playing versions of their own stories, lending a culturally rich and deeply authentic look at America’s forgotten, modern-day nomads.

Nomadland is a poetic drama that slowly seeps into your bones, offering a nourishing look at the bonds that hold us together when we feel like falling apart.

Oscar 2021 Best Picture and Best Director winner.

In partnership with Reclaim the Frame, the 5.45pm showing on Thursday 3rd June will included a recorded introduction and Q&A with Chloé Zhao (writer-director, editor & producer), Frances McDormand (producer and lead actor), Peter Spears (producer) and Joshua James Richards (director of photography).

Chloe Zhao
1 hour 48 minutes
Frances McDormand


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