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The Resource The descendants, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; directed by Alexander Payne, (videorecording)

The descendants, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; directed by Alexander Payne, (videorecording)

Label
The descendants
Title
The descendants
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; directed by Alexander Payne
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, 2012.
Cataloging source
GL9
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Phedon Papamichael ; editor, Kevin Tent
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 791.43
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for language including some sexual references
  • CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language
Language note
English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; English descriptive audio; Close-captions
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.D47 2012
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1970-
  • 1962-
  • 1992-
  • 1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hemmings, Kaui Hart
  • Payne, Alexander
  • Faxon, Nat
  • Rash, Jim
  • Burke, Jim
  • Taylor, Jim
  • Clooney, George
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • Miller, Amara
  • Krause, Nick
  • Bridges, Beau
  • Greer, Judy
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boating accidents
  • Families
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Parent and child
  • Families of royal descent
  • Padre e hija
  • Familias
  • Hawaii
  • Hawaii
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The descendants, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; directed by Alexander Payne, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2275210
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1905018
  • (OCoLC)780320421
  • (OCoLC)ocn780320421
  • 1946210
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital, descriptive audio 5.1 Dolby digital, Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The descendants, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents an Ad Hominem Enterprises production ; produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor ; screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash ; directed by Alexander Payne, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2275210
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1905018
  • (OCoLC)780320421
  • (OCoLC)ocn780320421
  • 1946210
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital, descriptive audio 5.1 Dolby digital, Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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