Film

Nomadland (12A)

Wednesday 26 May 7.30pm SOLD OUT
Extra date added - Thursday 27 May 7.30pm

A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
Embarking on a journey through the American West, Fern stores all her worldly possessions and begins a simpler existence in her kitted-out van on the road. Recently widowed, and having lost everything during the recession, her rugged, un-rooted lifestyle baffles her friends and family as she drives from place to place on the look-out for seasonal work. Though Fern must adapt to the trials and pains of nomad-life, she also finds a sense of community in the open road, the wisened, expansive landscapes and her dedicated compatriots.

Built on the shoulder of modern-day nomads, Nomadland is based on Jessica Bruder's eponymous book, with a cast populated by real-life nomads playing fictional versions of themselves - including Linda, Swankie and Bob. From Oscar and BAFTA - winning director Chloe Zhao, this intimate drama is a gentle and all-encompassing look at a rare way of life, full of quiet joy, generosity and humility, with a breathtaking leading performance from the Oscar -winning Frances McDormand as Fern. 

Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Gay DeForest, Patricia Grier, Linda Mayy, Carl R. Hughes.
Director: Choe Zhao
Running time: 1 hour 47 mins
Cert: 12A - Contains suicide references, infrequent moderate bad language

Tickets: £8 (£7)

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When & Where

Venue 1 Unreserved
Sold out
Wednesday, 26 May
19:30
Venue 1 Unreserved
Sold out
Thursday, 27 May
19:30