MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan | Narrative Feature | 136 min | EnglishAbout the Film
In his most powerful and raw performance yet, Casey Affleck stars as Lee Chandler, a brooding handyman who reluctantly returns home in Kenneth Lonergan’s critically acclaimed masterpiece MANCHESTER BY THE SEA. As the unexpected guardian to his teenage nephew (Lucas Hedges), Lee is slowly forced to confront a past tragedy head on. With the impeccable Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler in supporting roles, Lonergan delivers a deeply felt tale of a New England family dealing with unimaginable loss. Building on subtle and beautifully nuanced moments of human connection, finding humor amidst sorrow and regret, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming.