Fall 2018: The Rider


Originally screened: October 10, 2018

Director: Chloé Zhao

Country: United States

Runtime: 104 minutes

Brady (Brady Jandreau), an Oglala Lakota bullrider, isn’t even at the middle of his life, but it feels like the end. His rodeo career has a doctor-recommended cut-off point. Concussed, his best friend in rehab, his father and sister reliant on him for money and support, Brady doesn’t have any way back to his old life — and so looks for the material to fashion a new one.

Where to watch today: The Rider is available on home video from Sony Pictures Classics, and is available to watch online via various rental platforms.