Manchester by the Sea

January 5, 2017

Director: Kenneth Lonergan; Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler; Genre: Drama; Age: +14; Time: 137min

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea to care for Patrick, a spirited 16-year-old, and is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife Randi and the community where he was born and raised. Bonded by the man who held their family together, Lee and Patrick struggle to adjust to a world without him.