Films: Kenneth Lonergan

Manchester by the Sea

  • 5 stars
  • 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.

Margaret

  • 2011
  • US
  • 2h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
  • Written by: Kenneth Lonergan
  • Cast: Anna Paquin, Mark Ruffalo, Jean Reno

A 17-year-old girl struggles with the fact that she may have been involved with an accident that took someone's life and tries to set things right.