from paramount.com on September 17, 2013After 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.
the official version from wearefilmnation.com on January 12, 2013An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montanta to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Publisher's Clearing House sweeptakes prize.
a modified formulation from blogs.indiewire.com on January 18, 2011An aging alcoholic drafts his son to drive him from Montana to Nebraska so the old man can redeem his winning sweepstakes ticket. The son goes reluctantly, suspecting his dad's winning ticket is the same personalized form letter sent to millions.
Production History as of September 17, 2013
Paramount has given a green light to Nebraska and has set a mid-October production start on the black & white film.
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Nebraska, United States
Montana, United States
South Dakota, United States