Manchester by the Sea

NAME OF FILM: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

DIRECTOR(S): Kenneth Lonergan

STARRING: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler

GENRE: Drama Film

SYNOPSIS: 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. 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 from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.

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