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

Director

Chloé Zhao

Languages

English, Spanish, Sioux

Country

USA