Nebraska (2013)

The Very Best

8.7

Movie

United States of America
English, Spanish
Adventure, Drama
2013
ALEXANDER PAYNE
Angela McEwan, Anthony G. Schmidt, Bob Nelson
115 min

What it's about

An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.

The take

Nebraska is a poem distilled into a film. Peter Travers from Rolling Stone says "is it a comedy or a drama? Both at the same time, as life itself." Everything about it is perfect: the acting, the photography, the story. In case that's not enough and you need to know the plot to get convinced, I'll tell you that it's a road movie about a senile old man and his son. If you still want more information, you can Google it, but come on! You'll just be wasting time that would be better spent on watching this masterpiece.

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