NOMADLAND _ Official Trailer _ Searchlight Pictures
Nomadland is a 2020 American independent contemporary western drama film directed, written, edited and co-produced by Chloé Zhao. It is based on the 2017 non-fiction book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder, and stars Frances McDormand (who also produced the film) as a woman who leaves her small town to travel around the American West. It also features David Strathairn, as well as real-life nomads Linda May, Charlene Swankie, and Bob Wells as fictionalized versions of themselves.Nomadland premiered on September 11, 2020 at the Venice Film Festival, where it won the Golden Lion. It also won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, making it the first film ever to win the top prize at both Venice and Toronto. It began a one-week-only streaming release on December 4, 2020, and is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on February 19, 2021, by Searchlight Pictures.