Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

The Descendents

The Descendents

The Descendents

(2011)
R Comedy , Drama
Substance Abuse Death of Spouse Comatose Living Wills Enabling Depression, Situational Caregiving
Running time: 83 min
Awards: Academy Award, Best Adapted Screenplay





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Matt, a native Hawaiian lawyer, finds his world shattering when a boating accident leaves his wife comatose. The complications mount to include her will, a historic family land battle, and his older daughter's knowledge of her mother's affair with the local man who was driving the boat that caused the accident. Matt joins forces with his daughter and her unlikely boyfriend to face all that he must know and accept about himself and his wife in order to let everyone involved rest in peace.

Director : Alexander Payne
Cast : George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Beau Bridges
Writer : Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, Alexander Payne
Language : English

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