The Descendants
  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    115m

  • Release date

    27/01/2012

  • Genre(s)

    Comedy, Comedy, Drama

Film

The Descendants

Contains strong language
  • Type

    Film

  • Approx. Running minutes

    115m

  • Release date

    27/01/2012

  • Genre(s)

    Comedy, Comedy, Drama

THE DESCENDANTS is a US drama in which a Hawaiian land owner's wife is critically injured in a powerboat accident, forcing him to come to terms with revelations her.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k') as well as milder terms such as 'shit' and 'twat'. There is a single nonaggressive and undirected use of the term 'spaz'.

There are moderate sex references, including some undetailed references to pornographic films.

There are infrequent and innocuous drug references.

There is a single scene of comic violence in which an old man punches a youth and gives him a black eye.

  • Classified date

    27/09/2011

  • Director(s)

    Alexander Payne

  • Cast

    George Clooney, Judy Greer, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges

  • BBFC reference

    AFF283931