George Clooney and Alexander Payne to Appear In Person at the Egyptian

Just Added to our February Schedule!

Join us for a tribute of “Classic Family Dramas from Oscars Past and Present" with a screening of Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDENTS, followed by a discussion with Academy Award nominees George Clooney and Alexander Payne.

Monday, February 6, 2012 at 7:30 PM

THE DESCENDANTS, 2011, Fox Searchlight, 115 min, Dir. Alexander Payne. With his wife Elizabeth on life support following a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King (George Clooney) and his two daughters (Shailene Woodley and Amara Miller) travel from Oahu to Kauai to confront Brian (Matthew Lillard), the real estate broker with whom Elizabeth was having an affair. Director Alexander Payne’s first feature since SIDEWAYS is a poignant and often hilarious portrait of a modern American family, and has garnered 5 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Clooney, who also won the Golden Globe) and Best Adapted Screenplay. Discussion following with George Clooney and Alexander Payne.

Paid admission only. No passes will be accepted for this screening. Tickets: $7 Cinematheque Members. $11 General Admission.

At the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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