Written by Bob Nelson
Directed by Oscar winner Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Sideways), Nebraska explores cruelty, frustration, and greed this touching story of family life in Middle America. Bruce Dern, who won Cannes’ Best Actor prize for his stunning performance, stars as a cantankerous old man who think he’s struck it rich in a mail-order sweepstakes. Wrangling his son (Will Forte) into a cross–country road trip, he travels across four states to claim his fortune.
Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb
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