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Nomadland - Anne-Katrin Titze - 16289

11 days ago   |   By Eye For Film

The unwieldy tone of Chloé Zhao 's Nomadland ( Centerpiece selection of the New York Film Festival and the Journey section in London ), based on the nonfiction book by Jessica Bruder from 2017, is set from the get-go, when we learn about the fate of Empire, a small town in Nevada that ceased to exist within six months after US Gypsum shut down its plant there in 2011 after 88 years. The film follows Fern , a widow, who, after a short seasonal stint as a Christmas helper in an Amazon warehouse, begins a new life as a modern-day nomad.
Her quest to find work resembles that of Vincent Lindon...
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