The Descendants (2011)
George Clooney————————-Matt King
Shailene Woodley———————–Alexandra King
Amara Miller—————————–Scottie King
Beau Bridges—————————–Cousin Hugh
Mathew Lillard————————–Brian Speer
Directed by Alexander Payne
Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash
Based on the Novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
A dark look at a man who has to reorganize his life when his wife is injured in a boating accident. He must try to reconnect with his daughters and deal with both his wife’s injury and an impending sale of historic land that has been in the family for years. He runs through the gambit of emotions and tries his best to maintain his composure. This is a gritty performance by George Clooney and Shailene Woodley does a fantastic job as the disillusioned daughter.
Runtime: 115 Minutes
Production Budget: $20,000,000
CC Rating: 8 out of 10
Screenplay: I could not find the screenplay.
If you liked this try: Magnolia, Solaris, The Ides of March.