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Title The descendants / 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.

Published Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Descendants (Motion picture)
Edition Widescreen.
Physical description 1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Credits Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; film editor, Kevin Tent ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck.
Notes Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special features: Everybody loves George; Working with Alexander; Hawaiian style.
Performers George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Amara Miller, Mary Birdsong, Rob Huebel, Patricia Hastie.
Audience MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language.
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.
System notes DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer.
Language notes In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; English descriptive audio; closed-captioned.
Notes Nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Other author Payne, Alexander, 1961- director, author of screenplay, producer.
Faxon, Nat, author of screenplay.
Rash, Jim, 1970- author of screenplay.
Burke, Jim (Producer), producer.
Taylor, Jim, 1962- producer.
Papamichael, Phedon, director of photography.
Tent, Kevin, film editor.
Stewart, Jane Ann, designer.
Chuck, Wendy, costume designer.
Clooney, George, actor.
Woodley, Shailene, actor.
Bridges, Beau, actor.
Forster, Robert, 1942- actor.
Greer, Judy, 1975- actor.
Lillard, Matthew, 1970- actor.
Krause, Nick, 1992- actor.
Miller, Amara, actor.
Birdsong, Mary, actor.
Huebel, Rob, actor.
Hastie, Patricia, actor.
Hemmings, Kaui Hart. Descendants.
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm)
Dune Entertainment.
Little Blair Productions.
Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
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.
Familias -- Teatro.
Feature films -- United States.
Hawaii -- Drama.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Standard Number 024543752035
ISBN 9780013774907
Publisher Number 2275203 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment