New York Film Festival 2020

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French Exit (Country: Canada, UK; Year: 2020; Director: Azazel Jacobs; Writer: Patrick deWitt; Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges, Valerie Mahaffey, Susan Coyne, Danielle Macdonald, Imogen Poots, Isaach De Bankolé, Daniel di Tomasso, Christopher B MacCabe, Robert Higden, Larry Day, Bruce Dinsmore, Eddie Holland, Benoit Mauffette)
A Manhattan socialite whose inheritance is running out moves to a borrowed apartment in Paris with her son and cat.
Lovers Rock (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Steve McQueen; Writer: Steve McQueen, Courttia Newland; Stars: Amarah-Jae St. Aubyn, Micheal Ward, Shaniqua Okwok, Dennis Bovell, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Ellis George, Alexander James-Blake, Kadeem Ramsay, Francis Lovehall, Daniel Francis-Swaby, Saffron Coomber, Frankie Fox, Marcus Fraser, Jermaine Freeman, Romario Simpson)
A story set in London's West Indian community in the early 1980s.
Nomadland (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chloé Zhao; Writer: Chloé Zhao, based on the book by Jessica Bruder; Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Charlene Swankie, Bob Wells, Patricia Grier, Cat Clifford, Tay Strathairn, Peter Spears)
A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything following the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, lives as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
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