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Manchester by the Sea

Director: Kenneth Lonergan Run Time: 135 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2016

Starring: Casey Affleck, Gretchen Mol, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams

In MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, an uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.