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The Descendants arrives on Blu-ray and DVD - Book to Film Study Guide Added!

By Patrick Luce Mar 8, 2012, 20:47 GMT

The Descendants arrives on Blu-ray and DVD - Book to Film Study Guide Added!

A distant husband and father is forced to re-build his strained relationship with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. ...more

Featuring a stunning cast including Best Actor nominee George Clooney, The Descendants is set to arrives on DVD and Blu-ray March 13th from Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

From director Alexander Payne, creator of the Oscar winning Sideways, and featuring Shailene Woodley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) in her Golden Globe nominated and Independent Spirit Award winning role, The Descendants is based on the best-selling novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings and set in Hawaii.

The film is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (Clooney) an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family’s land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.

 

The Descendants Blu-ray Features include:

Deleted Scenes with introductions by the director
Everybody Loves George
Working with Alexander
The Real Descendants
Hawaiian Style
Casting
Working with Water
Music Videos - Will I Ever See You Again, Postcards from Paradise, Honolulu’s Whisper
Waiting for the Light
The World Parade – Hawaii (Silent Film)
A Conversation with George Clooney and Alexander Payne
Digital Copy of the Film

The Descendants DVD Features include:

Everybody Loves George
Working with Alexander
Hawaiian Style

Check out this book to film study guide! It’s a great piece for those who read Kaui Hart Hemmings’ book on which the Academy Award-winning screenplay is based or if you just want to think about the film a little bit more:



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George Clooney Biography - - George Clooney Movies -
Shailene Woodley Biography - - Shailene Woodley Movies -

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