September 12, 2020

“Nomadland” wins top prize at Venice film festival

Venice (Italy) (AFP) – “Nomadland” by director Chloe Zhao won top prize at the Venice film festival on Saturday, the first woman to win the prize in a decade.The film, an ode to American wanderlust and the highs and lows of the open road, won the Golden Lion in a competition billed as a relaunch of global cinema bruised by the coronavirus crisis.Starring Frances McDormand, it is set among the new tribe of ageing van dwellers, down on their luck and roaming the West. The double-Oscar winner plays a widow who takes to the road when she loses her home.Its Chinese-born director Chloe Zhao picked u…


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