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Matt King's (George Clooney) life unravels after his wife (Patricia Hastie) is seriously injured in a boating accident off the Hawaiian Islands. While attempting to connect with his daughters (Shailene Woodley and Amara Miller), the distracted father and husband has to face some painful truths about the relationships he has been neglecting.

MPAA Rating R for language including some sexual references.
Theatrical Release November 17, 2011
Director Alexander Payne
Cast George Clooney, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard
Run Time 115
2011 Fox Searchlight Pictures Official Movie Website

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