Rider, The: Chloe Zhao’s Cowboy Drama–Cannes Fest Award Winner

Chinese-American director Chloe Zhao’s second feature, the cowboy drama, The Rider, took the top prize, the Art Cinema Award, of the Directors’ Fortnight in the 2017 Cannes Film Fest.

Zhao’s Songs My Brothers Taught Me had played in the same sidebar in the 2015 Cannes Film Fest.