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Rearview Mirror: Hawaii mortuary adviser relished role in ‘The Descendants’

  • FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES

    Isle resident Linda Rose Herman, above, had a small role in the 2011 film “The Descendants.”

  • FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES

    Herman said the movie’s star, George Clooney, above center, “is as wonderful as he seems.” The movie also starred Shailene Woodley, above left, and Amara Miller as Clooney’s character’s daughters.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / JAN. 15, 2012

    Jim Taylor, left, Jim Burke and Alexander Payne accept the award for best motion picture drama for the film “The Descendants” during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Payne directed the film and Taylor and Burke produced it.

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