One of the more highly praised films of the year so far, Nomadland is not just a critical favorite, but a surefire Academy Award contender. Before it competes for Oscar love, however, it’s going to need to actually come out. We now know that February 19th is when it goes into wide release, just in time to qualify with the Academy. Frances McDormand is phenomenal in Chloé Zhao’s touching movie, commenting beautifully on the tough state of those living on the fringes of society. To coincide with the date announcement, a full trailer has been released as well, which you can see below. This is a top notch flick, folks, so believe the hype…
Once again, here is the official synopsis from Searchlight Pictures: “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.” Zhao writes and directs, with Joshua James Richards providing the cinematography, as well as Ludovico Einaudi composing the score. Rounding out the cast is David Strathairn, alongside Linda May, Swankie, and more.
Here now is the Full Trailer for Nomadland:
Stay tuned for more on Nomadland!
(Photos courtesy of Searchlight Pictures)