Nebraska is a 2013 American comedy-drama film starring Bruce Dern & Will Forte. It is directed by Alexander Payne & written by Bob Nelson. It was released on November 15, 2013. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where Bruce Dern won the Best Actor Award. It is also nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Payne, Best Actor for Dern, Best Supporting Actress for Squibb, & Best Original Screenplay.