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3,160 Ratings

The Descendants

Directed by Alexander Payne
United States, 2011
Drama, Comedy


In Hawaii, a near-fatal boating accident leaves a wife and mother in a coma. When her land baron husband discovers she was having an affair, he takes his two teenage daughters to Kauai to confront the other man.

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The Descendants Directed by Alexander Payne

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2012 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

2012 | Winner: Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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