‘Nomadland’ Wins International Critics Honor as Film of the Year

Chloé Zhao can add a trophy to her award case.

Fipresci, the International Federation of Film Critics, has picked Zhao’s Oscar-winning drama Nomadland as its best film of 2021.Nomadland, which won the Oscar for best film, as well as best director for Zhao and best actress for star Frances McDormand, beat out an otherwise all-European lineup, including Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round — winner of the 2021 Oscar for best international feature — Jasmila Zbanic’s Oscar-nominated Quo Vadis, Aida?, Radu Jude’s Berlin festival winner Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, and Alexandre Koberidze’s Georgian drama What Do We See When We Look at …

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