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8.2

The Descendants (2011)

The descendants
Running time: 110 min | Genre: Premieres, Drama, Comedy, Family, Dramatic Comedy
The Descendants

Synopsis

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King (George Clooney), takes his two daughters -Scottie (Amara Miller) and Alexandra (Shailene Woodley)- on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker (Matthew Lillard) who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

Best Adapted Screenplay
WINNER
Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Director (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
NOMINATED
Best Film Editing
NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

Best Picture - Drama
WINNER
Best Leading Actor - Drama (George Clooney)
WINNER
Best Supporting Actress (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Best Screenplay
NOMINATED
Best Director (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED

BAFTA

Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
NOMINATED
Best Adapted Screenplay
NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

Best Supporting Actress (Shailenne Woodley)
WINNER
Best Screenplay
WINNER
Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Director (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
WINNER
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Adapted Screenplay
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
NOMINATED
Best Young Actor/Actress (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Best Director (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED

Gotham

Best Picture
NOMINATED
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Best Ensemble Performance
NOMINATED

Boston Society of Film Critics

Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
NOMINATED

Chicago Film Critics Association

Best Picture
NOMINATED
Best Director (Alexander Payne)
NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor (George Clooney)
NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film (Shailene Woodley)
NOMINATED
Best Adapted Screenplay
NOMINATED

American Film Institute Awards (AFI Awards)

Top 10 - Movies of the Year
WINNER

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Best Picture
WINNER
Best Screenplay
NOMINATED

New York Film Critics Circle

Best Screenplay
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

The descendants

Director

Alexander Payne

Producer

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Ad Hominem Enterprises

Running time

110 min

Screenwriter

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon y Jim Rash; basado en la novela de Kaui Hart Hemmings.

Music

Varios

Cinematography

Phedon Papamichael

Year

2011

Country

United States United States

Box Office

Budget

$20,000,000

Gross

$177,243,185

Ranking

IMDb
7.3
Metacritic
8.4
Rotten Tomatoes
8.9

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