Runtime: 115 Mins
Classsification: M
Mature themes and coarse language
In cinemas:
19 January 2012

The Descendants

Beau Bridges, George Clooney, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard

Movie propaganda

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 er-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.


Persons of interest

  • George Clooney .... Matt King
  • Judy Greer
  • Shailene Woodley .... Alexandra
  • Matthew Lillard .... Brian
  • Beau Bridges .... Cousin Hugh
  • Alexander Payne .... Director
  • Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

    • comedy
    • drama

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    • Studios and distributors: 20th Century Fox

    Movie Review

    The acting in this movie was very good, but acting alone cannot make a good movie. The storyline was a massive let down as very little happens during the movie, and you are in no way interested in what's going to happen next.

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