the Rider (2017)
“The Rider” — (USA, 2017, contemporary western, 105m, R)
Based on a true story, Brady Jandreau stars as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, he finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete.
In an attempt to regain control of his fate, the young man undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Writer/Director Chloe Zhao won at numerous film festivals, including Cannes.
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