About

With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.

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Directed by

Alexander Payne

Written by

Alexander Payne (Screenplay)
Nat Faxon (Screenplay)
Jim Rash (Screenplay)
Kaui Hart Hemmings (Novel)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The South Pacific ain't that terrific.

Cast

Keywords

daughter hawaii cheating wife father-in-law trust fund estate beach house realtor teenage daughter beautiful girl boating accident dying mother trustee wild girl wild child

Photos

Lists

#290 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year