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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 Ingenious Film Partners, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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 Ingenious Film Partners
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
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 ; film editor, Kevin Tent ; production designer, Jane Ann Stewart ; costume designer, Wendy Chuck
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; language including some sexual references
  • CHV rating: 14A; mature theme, coarse language
Language note
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional English SDH or Spanish subtitles; English descriptive audio; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.D465 2012
PerformerNote
George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Amara Miller, Mary Birdsong, Rob Huebel, Patricia Hastie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1970-
  • 1962-
  • 1942-
  • 1975-
  • 1970-
  • 1992-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Payne, Alexander
  • Faxon, Nat
  • Rash, Jim
  • Burke, Jim
  • Taylor, Jim
  • Papamichael, Phedon
  • Tent, Kevin
  • Stewart, Jane Ann
  • Chuck, Wendy
  • Clooney, George
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • Bridges, Beau
  • Forster, Robert
  • Greer, Judy
  • Lillard, Matthew
  • Krause, Nick
  • Miller, Amara
  • Birdsong, Mary
  • Huebel, Rob
  • Hastie, Patricia
  • Hemmings, Kaui Hart
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Ad Hominem Enterprises (Firm)
  • Dune Entertainment
  • Little Blair Productions
  • Ingenious Film Partners (Firm)
  • 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
  • Feature films
  • DVDs, French
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • 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 Ingenious Film Partners, (DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/660/000000000010660678.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780013774907
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543752035
  • 024543752042
  • 024543752059
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2275203
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778720684
  • 313398
  • (OCoLC)ocn778720684
  • 313398
  • 628722
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 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 Ingenious Film Partners, (DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/660/000000000010660678.gif
Publication
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9780013774907
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543752035
  • 024543752042
  • 024543752059
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2275203
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778720684
  • 313398
  • (OCoLC)ocn778720684
  • 313398
  • 628722
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital, Descriptive audio 5.1, Dolby surround, dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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