Chloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via APChloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via AP
Chloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via AP

Top prize at Venice film festival given to Nomadland, as Chinese-born Chloe Zhao becomes first woman director to get Golden Lion since Sofia Coppola in 2010

  • Zhao is the first woman to win the prize in a decade; Sofia Coppola won it in 2010 for her film Somewhere
  • Nomadland is about a group of down-on-their-luck van dwellers roaming America; many see it as an allegory for US decline

Topic |   Cinema
Chloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via APChloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via AP
Chloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of Nomadland on Friday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Photo: Invision via AP
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