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Manchester by the Sea


Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan


2016 | USA | 137 minutes | Rated R



Screening

Friday, March 24, 2017, 7pm

Matinee

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3pm

Screening

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 7pm



A hardened handyman named Lee (Casey Affleck) returns to his hometown in New England after the death of his brother (Kyle Chandler) to care for his 16-year-old nephew (Lucas Hedges), but his arrival also unearths his checkered past. Soon, Lee comes back into contact with his estranged wife (Michelle Williams) as he deals with life in his tight-knit former community.


"It's a masterful, all-American tale that delves deep into the black hole of grief. At times, it can all be emotionally overwhelming - but isn't that a characteristic of a great movie?" - Mara Reinstein, Us Weekly


"If you feel ashamed to be laughing, then Lonergan has got you exactly where he wants you-stirred and confounded, casting around for breaks in the cloud of sadness." - Anthony Lane, New Yorker


Best Actor Winner (Casey Affleck), Academy Awards 2017

Best Original Screenplay Winner, Academy Awards 2017