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Old 02-23-2021, 10:10 AM   #1
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Vanlife: The Movie

I have the book Nomadland to read here but I haven't read it yet. It looks like it is now a movie. While not the glamorous side of "vanlife" this could be an interesting movie.

https://www.outsideonline.com/242093...o-movie-review
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Old 02-23-2021, 05:36 PM   #2
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Discussion elsewhere indicates the book is different and better but that the movie itself is quite good, beautiful to look at and not condescending to those in the life.
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Old 02-23-2021, 06:26 PM   #3
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If Frances McDormand is in it I will watch it. She's never made a bad movie.

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My wife and I watched it last week and I wouldn't say that it was as good as I had hoped.Haven't read the book so cant tell you how it compares. I felt it was a little depressing at times but with the story behind it that was understandable.
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Old 02-24-2021, 08:52 AM   #5
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I quite liked the book. Haven't seen the movie.
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Old 02-24-2021, 07:09 PM   #6
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I saw the movie last week, as well. I haven't read the book, yet (on order through abebooks.com). The basic story line of the protagonist is depressing in its own right and really not a reflection on van life. I must say, for me, this was the kind of movie that changes you. Rare these days.
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