The existential crusade of looking back on your life as it nears an end, personified by a pretty average detour that had the potential to reach a lot deeper than it decided to. Nomadland is the natural essence of human functionality in a never-ending feet of temporary land, aided by Zhao & Richards’ altruistic camera movements and inviting landscape shots, but there’s only so much that that and a compilation of nostalgically occupied people from around the world doing these circadian pursuits can take you to. I will say that it got me far enough, nonetheless, and I guess I’ll leave it at that. Bittersweet stuff.
“Nomadland” is now streaming exclusively on Hulu.