The Descendants with Alexander Payne in person
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Dir. Alexander Payne. 2011, 115 mins. With George Clooney, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard. Payne’s eagerly awaited new film is a smart and moving dramatic comedy with a remarkable ensemble cast led by George Clooney in his most affecting performance to date. Clooney is Matt King, heir of a prominent Hawaiian land-owning family, whose life is overturned when his wife is critically injured in a boating accident. King suddenly finds himself raising his two daughters, while at the same time processing news of his wife’s adultery.