The Descendants

THE DESCENDANTS

Release Date: NOVEMBER 18, 2011

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Directed by: Alexander Payne
Screenplay by: Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash
Based on the novel by: Kaui Hart Hemmings
Produced by: Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Cast: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Amara Miller, Mary Birdsong, Rob Huebel, Patricia Hastie

From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, THE DESCENDANTS is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki.  The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family’s land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.



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