The Rider (2017)

  • Drama, Western
  • 1h 44m

From director Chloe Zhao, winner of the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Oscar awards for Best Director awards for her film Nomadland, comes this western drama about a young man trying to find his place in the world.

Brady is rodeo rider and part of the Lakota Sioux tribe in South Dakota. He lives a tough life of poverty on reservation land with his alcoholic father and autistic sister. He has brain damage from a riding accident, leaving him with a weakened hand, seizures, and the increased likelihood he’ll suffer a fatal riding accident. But is Brady ready to give up on his dream?

“a visceral, organic experience, with landscape and action inextricably intertwined” Sight & Sound

“a stunning performance by Brady Jundreau and inspired direction by Chloé Zhao” Empire

“a very impressive, very accomplished film” The Guardian


Chloé Zhao


English, Spanish, Sioux