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Plot, Details & Awards

Nebraska

(2013)

Rated R for some language.

R In Theaters 11/15/2013 , 110min.
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Plot & Details

After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father (Bruce Dern) thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his son (Will Forte)) into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Shot in black and white across four states, 'Nebraska' tells the stories of family life in the heartland of America.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography Phedon Papamichael Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Alexander Payne Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actress June Squibb Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Bob Nelson Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor Bruce Dern Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Screenplay Bob Nelson Nominated
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Phedon Papamichael Nominated
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor Bruce Dern Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture June Squibb Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Bob Nelson Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Director Alexander Payne Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Bruce Dern Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Screenplay Bob Nelson Nominated
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Phedon Papamichael Nominated
2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor Bruce Dern Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Cannes Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress June Squibb Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Female June Squibb Nominated
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best Feature Nominated
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best First Screenplay Bob Nelson Won
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Will Forte Nominated
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead Bruce Dern Nominated
2013 Independent Spirit Awards Best Director Alexander Payne Nominated

L.A. Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 L.A. Film Critics Association Best Actor Bruce Dern Won

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 National Board of Review Best Supporting Actor Will Forte Won
2013 National Board of Review Best Picture Nominated
2013 National Board of Review Best Actor Bruce Dern Won
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