Frances McDormand is Fern, a woman who loses everything in the Great Recession and embarks on a journey through the American West as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
This is writer-director Chloe Zhao's follow-up to her critically-acclaimed The Rider (2017). Based on the non-fiction book Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder. As with her previous films, Zhao features non-actors in supporting roles. Nomadland is set to premiere at Venice Film Festival 2020.