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Manchester by the Sea

7.2
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Original title
Manchester by the Sea
Year
Running time
135 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Kenneth Lonergan
Music
Lesley Barber
Cinematography
Jody Lee Lipes
Cast
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Producer
Amazon Studios / K Period Media / B Story / CMP / Pearl Street Films
Genre
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.
Awards
2016: Academy Awards: Best Actor (Casey Affleck) & Original Screenplay
2016: Golden Globes: Best Actor Drama (Affleck). 5 Nominations inc. Best Picture
2016: BAFTA Awards: Best Original Screenplay & Actor (Affleck). 6 Nominations
2016: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2016: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Best 2016 Films
2016: Independent Spirit Awards. Best Actor (Casey Affleck)
2016: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay, Actor & Supp Actress
2016: Los Angeles Film Critics: Nominated for Best Screenplay, Actor & Supp Actress
2016: National Board of Review (NBR): 4 Awards incl. Best Film & Actor (Affleck)
2016: Gotham Awards: Best Actor (Affleck). 4 Nominations
2016: Critics Choice Awards: Original Screenplay, Actor (Affleck) & Young Actor (Hedges)
2016: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2016: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2016: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2016: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 4 Nominations including Best Cast & Actor (Affleck)
2016: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nom. for Best International Indep. Film
2016: Gijon Film Festival: Best Actor (Affleck) & Special Jury Prize
2016: Satellite Awards: Best Picture (ex aequo) & Director. 7 Nominations
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