mouth in a euphoric grin.
islands and told the Hawaiians to put
on clothes, work hard, believe in
Christ, and stop surfing and hula
dancing. They made business deals
along the way -- buying an island, or
bikinis and running shorts, play beach
volleyball and surf, and take up hula
dancing. Hawai'i has always been a
place of contradiction.
interspersed throughout the film.
because I live in Hawai'i, I live in
we're all just out here drinking mai-
tais, shaking our hips, and catching
waves. Are they nuts? How can they
cancers less fatal, our grief less
devastating? Hell, I haven't been on a
surfboard in fifteen years.
has brought his work with him.
For the last 23 days, I've been living
in a "paradise" of IVs and urine bags
old US magazines. Paradise. Paradise
can go fuck itself.
trachea, IVs in her arm.
MATT (V.O.) (CONT'D)
This is Elizabeth King, my wife.
Twenty-three days ago she was launched
her head, almost drowned. Now she's in
a coma that scores 5 on the Glasgow
scale and 3 on the Rancho Los Amigos
severe coma. Liz is very competitive.
Whatever she does, she does to the
She reacts non-purposefully to stimuli
in a non-specific manner, but
occasionally her responses are
specific, though inconsistent. Her
same, regardless of stimuli
The Descendants (2015)
Synopsis: The Descendants is a 2011 American comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. The screenplay by Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash is based on the novel of the same name by Kaui Hart Hemmings.