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  • [A] wryly poignant and potent comic drama about the bereft state of things in America‚Äôs oft-vaunted heartland. show more

  • Nebraska is not a breakneck, screwball farce - although it has its moments, like the comical heist of an air compressor from a farmer's barn. Payne's film is loping. It's deadpan, poignant, absurd. show more

  • What's extraordinary is what happens at the intersection of Mr. Payne's impeccable direction and Mr. Nelson's brilliant script. The odyssey combines, quite effortlessly, prickly combat between father and son. show more

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