The Descendants (2011)

The Descendants (2011) is a Comedy, Drama film directed by Alexander Payne – Matt King’s family has lived in Hawaii for generations. His extended family – namely he and his many cousins – own 25,000 acres of undeveloped land on Kauai held in trust, which ends in seven years. The easiest thing for the family to do is sell the land before the seven years is up, which is all the talk in the state, as, to whom they sell the property could very well change the face of Kauai. Despite the vast wealth that comes with the land, Matt has decided to live solely on what he earns as a Honolulu lawyer. However, Matt has not had a perfect life living in Hawaiian paradise as many believe. He and his wife Elizabeth were having problems in their marriage. She recently got into a boating accident which has placed her in a coma. Their seventeen year old daughter Alex is in boarding school on the big island since they couldn’t handle her rebellion, which was made all the worse by an argument of an unknown nature between mother and daughter during Alex’s last visit home. And their .. IMDB


Directed By – Alexander Payne

Genre – Comedy, Drama

Cast – George Clooney , Patricia Hastie , Shailene Woodley , Beau Bridges , Matt Corboy , Kim Gennaula , Amara Miller , Nick Krause , Stanton Johnston , Grace A. Cruz , Karen Kuioka Hironaga , Michael Ontkean , Kaui Hart Hemmings , Matt Esecson , Carmen Kaichi

In Theaters – 9 December 2011

Duration – 115 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

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Story Writers: Kaui Hart Hemmings

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Fox Searchlight Pictures , Ad Hominem Enterprises , Dune Entertainment