An old, alcoholic father (Bruce Dern, Oscar nominee for Coming Home) makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son (Will Forte) in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Bruce Dern (77) is in contetion with fellow aged actor Robert Redford (77) for a 2014 Best Actor Oscar nomination.
Bruce Dern is the father of Oscar nominated actress Laura Dern (Rambling Rose) and was previously married to the mother of Laura Dern, Oscar nominated actress Diane Ladd (Rambling Rose, Wild At Heart, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore).
The movie Nebraska is from director Alexander Payne, the Oscar winning writer of both The Descendants and Sideways. Alexander Payne was also nominated for the Best Director Oscar for both Sideways and The Descendants.
The movie Nebraska was shot in Black & White.