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Sunday, February 5, 2023
The hardscrabble economy of America’s rodeo country, where, for some, riding and winning is the only source of pleasure and income, is depicted with exceptional compassion and truth by a filmmaker who is in no way an insider: Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) was born in Beijing and educated at Mount Holyoke and NYU. Set on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, The Rider is a fiction film that calls on nonprofessional actors to play characters similar to themselves, incorporating their skill sets and experiences. Brady Jandreau is extraordinary as a badly injured former champion rider and horse trainer forced to give up the life he knows and loves. An NYFF55 selection.
“Our favorite kind of independent cinema to watch in a theater. Chloé Zhao has the ability to capture an authenticity that very few filmmakers can, you’ll forget that you’re not watching a documentary, yet it’ll break your heart in the way only a true story can.”—Daniels
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