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.
Other Titles: Descendants (Motion picture).
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2012.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Fathers and daughters Drama.
Husband and wife Drama.
Parent and child Drama.
Mothers Death Drama.
Boating accidents Drama.
Families of royal descent Hawaii Drama.
Padre e hija Teatro. bidex
Familias Teatro. bidex
Hawaii Teatro. bidex
Film adaptations. lcgft
Fiction films. lcgft
Feature films. lcgft
Feature films United States. local
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. lcgft
Credits: Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent.
Performers: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
Notes: 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.
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.
Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Summary: 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.