Up in the Air (2009)
Academy Award for Best Director (Jason Reitman)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Anna Kendrick)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Vera Farmiga)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Up in the Air is a 2009 American drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by Walter Kirn. The story is about a corporate downsizer and his travels. The film follows his isolated life and philosophies along with the people that he meets along the way. Filming was primarily in St. Louis, Missouri, which substituted for a number of other cities shown in the film. Several scenes were also filmed in Detroit, Michigan, Omaha, Nebraska, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Miami, Florida.