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The Descendants

Cast

George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause View All


Crew

Alexander Payne (Screenplay), Alexander Payne (Director), Nat Faxon (Screenplay), Jim Rash (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 9th, 2011
Runtime: 1 hour, 55 minutes
With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront a young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
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Anybody who has been a part of tragedy can relate to The Descendants, a film that strikes us with the reality and harsh truth that can make us believe that life is something that really shouldn't...

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The Descendants (Alexander Payne, 2011) Director: Alexander Payne Writers: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon Cast: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller Genre: Drama, Comed.
Gideon58
The film also works due to the offbeat casting of Clooney, also in virgin territory as an actor...Clooney instead of playing the womanizing stud is playing the bewildered husband and father who is often clueless about the choppy waters that being a father require him to negotiate, so clueless that at one point he even seeks the advice of his older daughter's dim-witted boyfriend (Nick Krause).


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