Manchester by the Sea

Manchester By The Sea
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 15min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
  • Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol
  • UK release: 13 January 2016

Lee (Affleck) is a carefree small-town guy who, when his brother dies, is given the job of raising his nephew (Hedges). A masterful blend of high drama, quirky characterisations and incidental detail, with a soulful, heartbreaking turn by Affleck at its core.

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Performance times

Broadway Letchworth, Letchworth Garden City (0.0 miles)

Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, England, SG6 3DD
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Tue 24 Apr

  • 11:00
  • 20:00

The Whitaker, Rawtenstall (0.0 miles)

Whitaker Park, Rawtenstall, Lancashire, BB4 6RE
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Thu 17 May

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After his brother dies, an uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew but finds himself having to face up to his own personal issues, along with his new responsibilities. Revisiting the painful events that caused him to leave Manchester, he struggles to reconcile himself with his past.

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Manchester by the Sea

6 Oct 20165 stars

LFF 2016: A family are rocked by tragedy in Kenneth Lonergan's masterful, multi-faceted drama

In pleasing contrast to his superstar, superhero brother Ben, Casey Affleck has doggedly cultivated a discreetly impressive career, often assuming the guise of the quiet man. Manchester by the Sea sees him do just that as he teams up with Kenneth…

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