Clooney Talks 'The Descendants' at a Special Q&A

There was a special screening of The Descendants on Wed., November 16th at the Bing Theater at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) with a Q&A afterwards with director Alexander Payne, stars George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Beau Bridges, Nick Krause and Robert Forster.

'The Descendants' Q&A

'The Descendants' Q&A

In the lively discussion that followed the screening, Clooney talked about working with first time child actors like Amara Miller, who played his youngest daughter in the film and he joked about how she had to do about ten takes of a scene where she eats an ice cream sundae and she got sick because of it.
 
'The Descendants' Q&A
 
Judy Greer recounted how she was crying her eyes out in a very dramatic, emotional scene and Clooney kept laughing at her.
 
'The Descendants' Q&A
 
The screening was part of Film Independent at LACMA, which is a new, inclusive film series launched in October that is produced by Film Independent and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) with The New York Times as presenting sponsor. Curated by Elvis Mitchell, the program offers classic and contemporary narrative and documentary films, artists and their influences, emerging auteurs, international showcases, special guest-curated programs and conversations with artists, curators and special guests.
 
The Descendants is out in limited release now.
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