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, (Blu-ray 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, (Blu-ray 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
  • 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
Academy Award, 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; 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
PerformerNote
Amara Miller, George Clooney, Nick Krause, Shailene Woodley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hemmings, Kaui Hart
  • Burke, Jim
  • Payne, Alexander
  • Taylor, Jim
  • Faxon, Nat
  • Rash, Jim
  • Miller, Amara
  • Clooney, George
  • Krause, Nick
  • Woodley, Shailene
  • 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
  • Hawaii
  • Blu-ray discs
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, (Blu-ray videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2011
  • Bonus features: featurettes ; music videos ; 'Waiting for the light' ; The world parade-- Hawaii (silent film) ; A conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne ; deleted scenes
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543752103
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2275210
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)778721030
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, descriptive audio 5.1 Dolby Digital, AVC@22 MBPS, 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
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, (Blu-ray videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2011
  • Bonus features: featurettes ; music videos ; 'Waiting for the light' ; The world parade-- Hawaii (silent film) ; A conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne ; deleted scenes
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
other
Edition
Blu-ray version.
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543752103
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2275210
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)778721030
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, descriptive audio 5.1 Dolby Digital, AVC@22 MBPS, 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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