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The Resource 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 Ingeneous Film Partners, (videorecording)

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 Ingeneous Film Partners, (videorecording)

Label
The descendants
Title
The descendants
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Nominated for 5 Academy Awards. Academy Awards, 2012: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references
Language note
English (5.1 Dolby Digital), Spanish or French (Dolby surround) dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired; descriptive audio (5.1 Dolby Digital); closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.D47 2012
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1970-
  • 1962-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Payne, Alexander
  • Faxon, Nat
  • Rash, Jim
  • Burke, Jim
  • Taylor, Jim
  • Clooney, George
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • Miller, Amara
  • Bridges, Beau
  • Greer, Judy
  • Hemmings, Kaui Hart
  • Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm)
  • Dune Entertainment
  • Little Blair Productions
  • Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Husband and wife
  • Parent and child
  • Mothers
  • Families
  • Boating accidents
  • Families of royal descent
  • Hawaii
Technique
live action
Label
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 Ingeneous Film Partners, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn778720684
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543752035
  • 024543752042
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2275203
  • 2275204
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1412770
  • (OCoLC)778720684
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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 Ingeneous Film Partners, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn778720684
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543752035
  • 024543752042
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2275203
  • 2275204
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1412770
  • (OCoLC)778720684
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1); 5.1 Dolby Digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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