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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 Ingenious Film Partners.

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Rowayton Library DVD DES (Text to phone) 33625122756880 Adult Fiction DVD Available -

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General Note: Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Includes 2 previews of other motion pictures.
Special features: Everybody loves George; Working with Alexander; Hawaiian style.
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.
Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent.
Participant or Performer Note: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer, Mary Birdsong, Rob Huebel, Patricia Hastie.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer.
Language Note:
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.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Nominated for 5 Academy 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
Hawaii Drama
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Drama.
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