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English    Jan 26, 2012 (USA)

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The Descendants is a 2012 Hollywood comedy,drama film released on Jan 26, 2012. The film is directed by Alexander Payne, produced by Jim Burke.

Matt King (George Clooney), an indifferent husband and father, has to reconnect with his daughters when his wife is involved in a boating accident and falls into a coma. While struggling to decide whether he should sell the family land he uncovers a secret about his wife.

Matt King (George Clooney), an indifferent husband and father, has to reconnect with his two young daughters when his wife is involved in a boating accident and falls into a coma. While struggling to make a decision about whether he should sell the family land that has been handed down through the generations, he uncovers a troubling secret about his wife.

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Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley

Alexandra King

Amara Miller

Amara Miller

Scottie King

Patricia Hastie

Patricia Hastie

Elizabeth King

Grace A. Cruz

Grace A. Cruz

Scottie's Teacher

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Reviews for The Descendants


Mihir Fadnavis

4.5

Mihir FadnavisMid-Day

Seldom do movies make the struggle to keep a dysfunctional family together seem so sobering and lucid. Beautifully shot, exquisitely written and featuring an excellent turn from G..

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Rashid Irani

4.0

Rashid IraniHindustan Times

The fifth feature by Alexander Payne (whose earlier films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt and Sideways were never released here), The Descendants is an indelible portrait of..

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Rajeev Masand

4.0

Rajeev Masandibnlive.com

One of the most striking moments in 'The Descendants' is when George Clooney's character Matt King stumbles onto the secret that his wife has been cheating on him. He puts on a pa..

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Allen O' Brien

4.0

Allen O' BrienTimes Of India

The timing for this one's India release could not have been more apt: The Descendants made to the list of this year's Academy Award nominations in three distinct categories -- Bes..

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Shaikh Ayaz

4.0

Shaikh Ayazrediff.com

Among many things, The Descendants is a film of infinite surprises and of breezy calm that is usually associated with seaside towns. The central paradox is the way in which direct..

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A. O. Scott (NYTNS)

3.5

A. O. Scott (NYTNS)The Telegraph

In a voiceover at the beginning of The Descendants, Matt King (George Clooney) challenges the myth, endemic among mainlanders, that Hawaii, where he lives, is a paradise on earth...

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