The Descendants

The Descendants

Title: The Descendants

Release: 2011

Rating: 7.3

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 115

Genre: Action,Comedy,Drama

The Descendants

Release 2011
Rating 7.3
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 115
Genre Action,Comedy,Drama



Matt King's family has lived in Hawaii for generations. His extended family - namely he and his many cousins - own 25,000 acres of undeveloped land on Kauai held in trust, which ends in seven years. The easiest thing for the family to do is sell the land before the seven years is up, which is all the talk in the state, as, to whom they sell the property could very well change the face of Kauai. Despite the vast wealth that comes with the land, Matt has decided to live solely on what he earns as a Honolulu lawyer. However, Matt has not had a perfect life living in Hawaiian paradise as many believe. He and his wife Elizabeth were having problems in their marriage. She recently got into a boating accident which has placed her in a coma. Their seventeen year old daughter Alex is in boarding school on the big island since they couldn't handle her rebellion, which was made all the worse by an argument of an unknown nature between mother and daughter during Alex's last visit home. And their ...

Director :

Alexander Payne

Writer :

Alexander Payne (screenplay), Nat Faxon (screenplay), Jim Rash (screenplay), Kaui Hart Hemmings (novel)

Actors :

... Matt King

... Alexandra King

... Scottie King

... Scott Thorson

... Julie Speer

... Cousin Hugh