SYNOPSIS

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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RELEASE DATE

January 27, 2012

DIRECTOR

Alexander Payne

WRITER

Alexander Payne (screenplay) Nat Faxon (screenplay) Jim Rash (screenplay)

COMPANY

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

GENRE

Comedy, Drama

CERT

15

RUNTIME

115 minutes

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