'Nomadland', directed by Chloe Zhao, follows 'The Hurt Locker' as only the second film directed by a woman to win in the category.
2020 American drama film
Nomadland is a 2020 American drama film based on the 2017 non-fiction book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder. The film is written, edited, produced, and directed by Chloé Zhao, and stars Frances McDormand as a vandwelling working nomad who leaves her hometown after her husband dies and the sole industry closes down, to be "houseless" and travel around the United States. David Strathairn also stars in a supporting role. A number of real-life nomads appear as fictionalized versions of themselves, including Linda May, Swankie, and Bob Wells.
Nomadland (film) media coverage
Road movie Nomadland won the top prize at the Oscars, where director Chloe Zhao made history.The ceremony also saw Sir Anthony..