Manchester by the Sea
- Original title
Manchester by the Sea
- Running time
- 135 min.
- United States
Jody Lee Lipes
Christian J. Mallen,
Amazon Prime Video / K Period Media / B Story / CMP / Pearl Street Films
Drama | Family Relationships. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: Academy Awards: Best Actor (Casey Affleck) & Original Screenplay
: Golden Globes: Best Actor Drama (Affleck). 5 Nominations inc. Best Picture
: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Screenplay & Actor (Affleck). 6 Nominations
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Best 2016 Films
: Independent Spirit Awards. Best Actor (Casey Affleck)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay, Actor & Supp Actress
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Screenplay, Actor & Supp Actress
: National Board of Review (NBR): 4 Awards incl. Best Film & Actor (Affleck)
: Gotham Awards: Best Actor (Affleck). 4 Nominations
: Critics Choice Awards: Original Screenplay, Actor (Affleck) & Young Actor (Hedges)
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 4 Nominations including Best Cast & Actor (Affleck)
2016: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 4 Awards including Best Actor (Affleck). 8 Nom.
: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Best Original Screenplay (ex aequo). 6 Nom.
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. for Best International Indep. Film
2016: Gijon Film Festival: Best Actor (Affleck) & Special Jury Prize
: Satellite Awards: Best Picture (ex aequo) & Director. 7 Nominations
: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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