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The Disillusion of American Dream, A Review of Movie Nomadland

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2022.030408 | Downloads: 28 | Views: 213

Author(s)

Hu Yuhan 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Chongqing Institute of Foreign Studies, Chongqing, 401120, China

Corresponding Author

Hu Yuhan

ABSTRACT

Nomadland is a semi-documentary about van life, directed by Chole Zhao, a Chinese-American, and starred by Frances McDormand. The movie has achieved several prizes and big financial reward. Ms. Zhaois the second Chinese director to gain recognition at the Annual Golden Globe Awards after Ang Lee, the first Asian Woman director and the second female director worldly. The tough and rootless nomad life of the retired the movie presented stimulates hot argument about the existence of the American Dream in the 21st century.

KEYWORDS

Nomadland, American Dream, nomad life, disillusion

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Hu Yuhan, The Disillusion of American Dream, A Review of Movie Nomadland. Art and Performance Letters (2022) Vol. 3: 37-40. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/artpl.2022.030408.

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