A father and son trek from Montana to Nebraska to claim prize money. Along the way, the two meet up with friends, relatives and acquaintances to whom the father owes money.
The buzz is strong for this Alexander Payne directed film, a 2013 American dramedy film starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte. It was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, where Bruce Dern won the Best Actor Award. Here Paul Salfen talks to Will Forte about his character in the film and working with Bruce Dern.
Bruce Dern as Woody Grant
Will Forte as David Grant, Woody’s son
June Squibb as Kate Grant, Woody’s wife, mother of David