Matt King's family has lived in Hawaii for generations. His extended family - namely he and his many cousins - own 25,000 acres of undeveloped land on Kauai held in trust, which ends in seven years. The easiest thing for the family to do is sell the land before the seven years is up, which is all the talk in the state, as, to whom they sell the property could very well change the face of Kauai. Despite the vast wealth that comes with the land, Matt has decided to live solely on what he earns as a Honolulu lawyer. However, Matt has not had a perfect life living in Hawaiian paradise as many believe. He and his wife Elizabeth were having problems in their marriage. She recently got into a boating accident which has placed her in a coma. Their seventeen year old daughter Alex is in boarding school on the big island since they couldn't handle her rebellion, which was made all the worse by an argument of an unknown nature between mother and daughter during Alex's last visit home. And their ...Written by
Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster and Michael Ontkean all appeared in Twin Peaks. With Lillard and Forster being in the 2017 series and Ontkean appearing in the original series. Forster was the first choice for Sheriff Harry Truman until Ontkean replaced him. Ironically, Forster ended up replacing him in the 2017 series as Frank Truman. See more »
In Hawai'i, you must be five miles from shore before scattering ashes/cremains into the ocean. When the Kings are in their canoe, Waikiki is too close, they are no more than a half mile from land. See more »
My friends on the mainland think just because I live in Hawaii, I live in paradise. Like a permanent vacation. We're all just out here sipping Mai Tais, shaking our hips, and catching waves. Are they insane?
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I loved Sideways. Same screenwriter and director. George Clooney isn't my favorite actor, but this is one of my favorite performances from him. Nice pacing, cinematography, and direction in general. I highly recommend this movie. It had humor, drama, and was full of heart.
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