The Descendants

The Descendants
The Descendants

Year

2011

Duration

110 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

This slow burning, superbly acted drama is about identifying and protecting family values. Matt King is a wealthy Hawaiian property tycoon and is on the cusp of selling the last piece of land belonging to his descendants. The serenity of this deal and his comfortable lifestyle is fractured when his wife is put on a life-support machine after a Jet Ski accident. Matt is forced to take the reigns on parenting his daughters, the precocious Scottie and rebellious Alexandra. After Matt discovers his wife had been having an affair, Alexandra and Matt find a rare unity in a joint-search to find the adulterous man; a painful but eye-opening journey for closure that heals far more than it wounds.

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Contains strong language and scenes of emotional distress.

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