The Descendants

On Digital/Release Date: 11-18-2011
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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.

Directed by:

Alexander Payne

Produced by:

Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

Cast:

Rob Huebel, Barbara L. Southern, Michael Ontkean, Matthew Reese, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Patricia Hastie, Hugh Foster, Robert Forster, Stanton Johnston, Tom McTigue, Darryl K. Gonzales, Romey Yokotake, Aileen Arnold, Grace A. Cruz, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Karen Kuioka Hironaga, Laird Hamilton, Linda Rose Herman, Melissa Kim, Scott Michael Morgan, Tiare R. Finney, Amara Miller, Zoel Turnbull, Celia Kenney, Carmen Kaichi, Esther Kang, Jonathan McManus, Milt Kogan, Kim Gennaula, Matt Corboy, Matt Esecson, Koko Kanealii, Mary Birdsong, George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer

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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.

Directed by:

Alexander Payne

Produced by:

Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor

Cast:

Rob Huebel, Barbara L. Southern, Michael Ontkean, Matthew Reese, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Patricia Hastie, Hugh Foster, Robert Forster, Stanton Johnston, Tom McTigue, Darryl K. Gonzales, Romey Yokotake, Aileen Arnold, Grace A. Cruz, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Karen Kuioka Hironaga, Laird Hamilton, Linda Rose Herman, Melissa Kim, Scott Michael Morgan, Tiare R. Finney, Amara Miller, Zoel Turnbull, Celia Kenney, Carmen Kaichi, Esther Kang, Jonathan McManus, Milt Kogan, Kim Gennaula, Matt Corboy, Matt Esecson, Koko Kanealii, Mary Birdsong, George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer

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