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The Descendants

Following the struggles and hardships that Matt King, a young intelligent native islander, who enjoys his life with his lovely family in Hawaii, but upon a violent accident that leads his wife to get in a coma, everything changes, as he has to balance between his personal and professional life and help his children to cope with the idea of their mother's possible death.
Keywords:  #Alexander Payne #Amara Miller #George Clooney #Shailene Woodley #The Descendants
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December 02, 2011
The challenge in describing the film is that it doesn't neatly fit into any pigeonhole. It's a serious movie that happens to have a sense of humor, because Payne and his collaborators see the absurdity in everyday existence.
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September 08, 2013
The Descendants is an exercise in why women are such horrible, despicable shrews. When this film isn't demonising its female characters for daring to be unhappy in their marriage, it's condescending them for showing too much emotion...
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Epoch Times
July 03, 2016
Director Alexander Payne is a master storyteller of the huge life transition. 'Sideways' is one stellar example, 'About Schmidt', another. 'Descendants' easily rivals 'Sideways.'
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Time Out
January 24, 2012
Payne is an unobtrusive director, a filmmaker who lets the script do the walking - in this case, perhaps too much.
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Philadelphia Weekly
May 03, 2015
I enjoyed Clooney's performance enormously without ever buying it for a second.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 22, 2011
In playing an everyman stranded between anger and duty, Clooney earns an emotional payoff that a lesser actor would simply demand.
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Critic's Notebook
October 07, 2015
Mr. Payne's undeniable knack for naturalism makes "The Descendants" a wholly persuasive and heartfelt experience.
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Detroit News
November 23, 2011
One of the year's best films, a bubbly meditation on family and responsibility that weighs just enough to matter.
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Miami Herald
November 22, 2011
In the hands of writer-director Alexander Payne, Clooney has rarely seemed so much at home.
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June 22, 2013
A truthful, warm-hearted, deeply moving film about loss, about death, about legacies and, yeah, family.
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June 10, 2016
Clooney and Payne share an uncanny knack for that wistful smile in the face of havoc; for conveying the peace that comes from having lived a life, from having seen disasters come and go, and from knowing that, one way or another, this too shall pass.
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The New Republic
June 20, 2013
The Descendants is humane, decent, and close to real quality.
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IMDb: 7
109 min
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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