The Descendants

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The Descendants Blu-ray Details. Fox Home Entertainment has revealed the bonus features for the Academy Award winner The Descendants on Blu-ray and DVD. The family dramedy stars George Clooney, Shailene Woodley and Robert Forster. You can see the special features and trailers below. When his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki, distant father Matt King (Clooney) begins an iffy journey to repair his fractured relationship with his two daughters. But he’s also trying to decide whether to let go of some valuable family real estate. Based on the debut novel “The Descendants” by Kaui Hart Hemmings.

The Descendants movie poster
  • Release Date: November 18, 2011 (limited)
  • Release Date: March 13, 2012 (Blu-ray, DVD)
  • Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Adaptation
  • Director: Alexander Payne
  • Screenwriter: Alexander Payne
  • Official Website: FoxSearchlight.com/TheDescendants
  • Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Robert Forster, Amara Miller, Nick Krause, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Sonya Balmores, Rob Huebel
  • Running Time: 1 hr. 55 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (R) for language including some sexual references.

Synopsis

From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning “Sideways”, set in Hawaii, “The Descendants” is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) 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.

Bonus Features

  • Blu-ray Special Features:
  • Deleted Scenes with introductions by the director
  • Everybody Loves George
  • Working with Alexander
  • The Real Descendants
  • Hawaiian Style
  • Casting
  • Working with Water
  • Music Videos:
    • “Will I Ever See You Again”
    • “Postcards from Paradise”
    • “Honolulu’s Whisper”
  • Waiting for the Light
  • The World Parade – Hawaii (Silent Film)
  • A Conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne
  • Digital Copy of the Film
  • DVD Special Features:
  • Everybody Loves George
  • Working with Alexander
  • Hawaiian Style

Movie Trailers

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The Descendants – Movie Trailer

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