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Title 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.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD603    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Descendants    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer.
Source NAV 3/12 PPL
Language 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.
Cast George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer.
Credits Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent.
Note 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.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
Awards Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Subject Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Husband and wife -- Drama.
Parent and child -- Drama.
Mothers -- Death -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Boating accidents -- Drama.
Families of royal descent -- Hawaii -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Hawaii -- Drama.
Padre e hija -- Teatro.
Familias -- Teatro.
Hawaii -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Added Author Payne, Alexander, 1961- Director. Screenwriter. Producer.
Faxon, Nat.
Rash, Jim, 1970- Screenwriter.
Burke, Jim, (Producer) Producer.
Taylor, Jim, 1962- Producer.
Clooney, George. Actor.
Woodley, Shailene, 1991-
Miller, Amara, 2000-
Bridges, Beau.
Greer, Judy, 1975-
Hemmings, Kaui Hart. Descendants.
Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm)
Dune Entertainment.
Little Blair Productions.
Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543752035 80
Music No. 2275203 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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