Manchester By The Sea
- 135 min
- 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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Manchester by the Sea6 Oct 2016
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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