Robert Forster

Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern

Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained."

Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," which screens as part of the AFI Fest tribute. Dern won the lead actor prize for the film at the Cannes Film Festival when the movie premiered there this year.

In "Nebraska" Dern plays Woody Grant, a Montana retiree losing his faculties who becomes convinced that he has won the million-dollar sweepstakes prize teased in an advertisement. He conscripts his adult son (Will Forte)...