115 MIN
July 10th
Cinema House, Grand Hall

An aging, estranged father convinces his son to take a road trip from Montana to Nebraska to claim a million-dollar sweepstakes prize. The journey becomes more about confronting the past and their dysfunctional relationship.

Best Actor, Cannes IFF, 2013; Audience Award, Rotterdam IFF, 2014

Cast & Crew
Producers: Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa
Director: Alexander Payne
Script: Bob Nelson
Director of Photography: Phedon Papamichael
Production Design: Dennis Washington
Music: Mark Orton
Sound: Shawn Murphy, Michael Hedges
Editor: Kevin Tent
Cast: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, Bob Odenkirk
Production. Paramount Vantage

Alexander Payne
The grandson of Greek immigrants, Alexander Payne grew up in Nebraska, USA. He studied at Stanford University before earning a Master's Degree in Film Directing at UCLA. He has made eight feature films, which have been nominated for a total of 24 Oscars, including four times for Best Picture and three times for Best Director. He has won twice for Best Adapted Screenplay, and his latest, The Holdovers, won Best Supporting Actress. 

Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), About Schimdt (2002), Sideways (2004), The Descendants (2011), Nebraska (2013), Downsizing (2017), The Holdovers (2023).