The film follows Fern (McDormand), a woman who, after the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The film 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.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive



  • Chloé Zhao


  • Frances McDormand
  • David Strathairn
  • Charlene Swankie
  • Bob Wells
  • Gay DeForest
  • Patricia Grier
  • Angela Reyes
  • Carl R. Hughes
  • Douglas G. Soul
  • Ryan Aquino
  • Teresa Buchanan
  • Karie Lyn McDermott Wilder
  • Brandy Wilber
  • Makenzie Etcheverry
  • Annette Webb
  • Rachel Bannon
  • Bryce Bedsworth
  • Sherita Deni Coker
  • Merle Redwing


  • Chloé Zhao
  • Jessica Bruder


  • Chloé Zhao
  • Dan Janvey
  • Emily Jade Foley
  • Frances McDormand
  • Geoff Linville
  • Jessica Bruder
  • Mollye Asher
  • Peter Spears
  • Taylor Shung

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