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The descendants [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; directed by Alexander Payne ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; made in association with Dune Entertainment and produced in association with Little Blair Productions and Ingeneous Film Partners.

Payne, Alexander, 1961- (Producer). Faxon, Nat. (Screenwriter). Rash, Jim, 1970- (Screenwriter). Burke, Jim. (Producer). Taylor, Jim, 1962- (Producer). Clooney, George. (Actor). Woodley, Shailene. (Actor). Miller, Amara. (Actor). Bridges, Beau. (Actor). Greer, Judy, 1971- (Actor). Hemmings, Kaui Hart. Descendants. (Added Author). Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm) (Added Author). Dune Entertainment. (Added Author). Little Blair Productions. (Added Author). Ingenious Film Partners (Firm) (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Descendants (Text) 840191002058288 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Garrett Public Library DVD DES (Text) 30010170643574 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Extras: Everybody loves George; Working with Alexander; Hawaiian style.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent.
Participant or Performer Note: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer.
Summary, etc.: Matt King is 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer.
Language Note: English (5.1 Dolby Digital), Spanish or French (Dolby surround) dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; descriptive audio (5.1 Dolby Digital); closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Husband and wife > Drama.
Parent and child > Drama.
Mothers > Death > Drama.
Family > Drama.
Boating accidents > Drama.
Families of royal descent > Hawaii > Drama.
Hawaii > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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