Filmmaker Chloé Zhao’s highly anticipated, Frances McDormand-starring film “Nomadland” finally arrives on Hulu and in theaters Friday, after a slew of festival and critics’ groups laurels. This sensitive and immersive look at life on the road in the American West is at once an intimate portrait of a woman trying a new approach to life, and an observation of America at a moment in time. It’s the kind of specific yet open storytelling that makes for vast, fascinating comparisons, so I posed the question on Twitter: What movie would you double feature with “Nomadland”?

The answers ranged from more stories about women striking out on their own, to documentaries, to economic explorations of the conditions that lead to folks adopting the nomadic

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