The Descendants

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 2011
  • Running time: 115 min
Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings, the film stars George Clooney as an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re establish his relationship with his daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki.
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Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings, the film stars George Clooney as an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re establish his relationship with his daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki.

Original Release

09/09/2011

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Cast

George Clooney Matt King
Judy Greer Julie Speer
Shailene Woodley Alexandra King
Matthew Lillard Brian Speer
Beau Bridges Cousin Hugh
Robert Forster Scott Thorson
Amara Miller Scottie King
Nick Krause Sid
Rob Huebel Mark Mitchell
Mary Birdsong Kai Mitchell
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alexander Payne

Writers

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Kaui Hart Hemmings

Cast

George Clooney Matt King
Judy Greer Julie Speer
Shailene Woodley Alexandra King
Matthew Lillard Brian Speer
Beau Bridges Cousin Hugh
Robert Forster Scott Thorson
Amara Miller Scottie King
Nick Krause Sid
Rob Huebel Mark Mitchell
Mary Birdsong Kai Mitchell
Patricia Hastie Elizabeth King
Kim Gennaula School Counselor
Grace A. Cruz Scottie's Teacher
Karen Kuioka Hironaga Barb Higgins
Carmen Kaichi Lani Higgins
Matt Corboy Cousin Ralph
Michael Ontkean Cousin Milo
Laird Hamilton Troy Cook
Tom McTigue Cousin Dave
Paul Edney Bicyclist

Producers

Editors

Kevin Tent

2012 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
2012 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
2012 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
2012 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
2012 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Won
2012 Oscar Best Motion Picture of the Year Nominated
2012 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
2012 Oscar Best Achievement in Directing Nominated
2012 Oscar Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Won
2012 Oscar Best Achievement in Film Editing Nominated
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