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George Clooney (left) and Shailene Woodley in The Descendants, the 2011 film directed by Alexander Payne.  Clooney played Matt King, a modern-day Hawaiian with noble blood, who faces up to a life crisis when his wife is injured in an accident.  Woodley played his eldest daughter. 

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