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The descendants / 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.

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • 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.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation (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 won, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Husband and wife > Drama.
Parent and child > Drama.
Mothers > Death > Drama.
Families > 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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