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Published on 26 November 2013 10:00 AM

Enter our competition to win two tickets to see new Award Winning movie 'Nebraska' at the Queen's Film Theatre (QFT) in Belfast!

Affectionate and heart-warming, Alexander Payne's (Sideways, The Descendants) latest is a road movie with a difference.

Like the earlier Sideways, Nebraska sets a very odd couple off on a journey - this time across the plains of the small-town Midwest. Irascible and forgetful, senior citizen Woody is convinced he has won a million dollars in a marketing scam and insists that he and his estranged son David make their way from Montana to Nebraska to claim his prize. On the way they encounter some old friends and family, as well as some old enemies...and everyone wants to take advantage of Woody‘s supposed good fortune. David, meanwhile, starts to understand his father better and understand just why his dad has become such a grumpy old man.

Sweet and sour, funny and sad all at the same time, Nebraska is an affectionate but refreshingly unsentimental portrait of small-town America, and the complex, often troubled, relationships we have with our parents, especially as they age. With stand-out performances from Will Forte as the bemused David, veteran Bruce Dern as Woody (who rightly won Best Actor at Cannes), and, in particular, June Squibb as Woody's long suffering spouse, Nebraska is an absolute joy.

What the critics say

'A charming road movie that develops into a full-blown study of life and roots, offering a beautiful insight into the way families migrate and change.' - 5 Stars

Director: Alexander Payne (Notting Hill, Titanic Town, Morning Glory)
Cast: Will Forte (Django, The Burbs), Bruce Dern (Best Actor at Cannes), June Squibb (Meet Joe Black)

Run Time: 1 hour 55 mins
Released: 2013 USA - Rated 15
Genre: Comedy, Drama 

Enter the competition

For a chance to win two adult tickets to see 'Nebraska' at the QFT in Belfast, sign up to receive Age NI email updates via the form below and click 'Done'. Competition closes 10:00am on Friday 6 December 2013.

Winners will be notified by email and SMS by 12pm on Friday morning. Tickets can be booked for any showtime from Friday 6 December until Thursday 22 December.

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For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575