Nebraska was one of my favorite films last year, and one of the reasons is the striking black-and-white cinematography. Aside from it just being straight-up gorgeous, it also helps put us in the mindset of a part of the country’s that been left behind. It’s a colorless world, but that doesn’t make it any less beautiful. However, some people can’t stand black-and-white movies, and those people apparently live overseas, so director Alexander Payne was obligated to make a color version that he thought would only be seen in small markets like Moldova, Sierra Leone and Laos. He thought wrong, and was surprised as anyone to find out that the color version will be airing in the U.S. on Sunday.
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