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Manchester by the Sea (2016) Movie Information

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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
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Overall Rank:

521

Avg. Rating:

3.23/4

# of Ratings:

22

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

12/16/2016

DVD Release:

02/21/2017

Director:

Kenneth Lonergan

Actors:

Kyle Chandler
Michelle Williams
Casey Affleck
Matthew Broderick
Gretchen Mol
Kara Hayward

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Following the death of his father, a teen boy finds himself in the care of his closest relative, an uncle who is not prepared to take on this responsibility. -- Chris Kavan

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02/11/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Manchester by the Sea - Movie Review

"I said a lot of terrible things to you. My heart was broken, and I know yours is broken, too."

"Manchester by the Sea" is a trip through all the emotions and life's cruel tricks. Grief, lost, loneliness, acceptance, and finding humor in difficult situations. But what separates this from other dramatic tearjerkers is that while the movie is really depressing, but you feel more alive afterwards. It can bring out totally different emotions from you.

What Kenneth Lonergan manages to bring for a movie like this is the ability of presenting the characters as real people. A quiet and raw film that says so much. Incredible moving and brilliantly written. Hats off to you Lonergan.

Casey Affleck performance was so natural and grounded to the point I forgot I was watchi...

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  Pat
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12/01/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

GOOD! But NOT great.

Finally, Manchester by the Sea comes out in a movie theatre near me, and I was so excited, considering Casey Affleck's great acting abilities, and obviously, the movie's near-universal critical success. I have to say that this was a very decent film.

I know people are saying that Casey Affleck has given out his best performance of his career, which I understand to be a legitimate view. Don't get me wrong, he has a great performance, however I do think that his performance in Gone Baby Gone was just as good. On the other hand, I felt that his character was much more DEVELOPED in Manchester by the Sea. I cared about the character Lee Chandler more in this film than any character before in Casey Affleck's movie roles.

Lee Chandler is someone who we, as the audience, would initially won...

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