My dad used to say, “What’s remembered – lives.” This quote from the American drama “Nomadland” could be equally applied to the film itself. A couple of years have passed, but we still return in thought to the vast astonishing landscapes and the heartbreaking yet somehow optimistic story of Fern. This movie hits so close to home that it seems more like a documentary rather than a fiction feature film, partly because of its absolutely beautiful naturalistic cinematography. How and why this visual approach was the only one possible for “Nomadland”? Let’s take a closer look.
Read the full article at CineD - Nomadland – A Masterclass in Naturalistic Cinematography with DP Joshua James Richards