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Manchester By The Sea
This beautifully made and powerfully moving film features a magnificent central performance from Casey Affleck. He plays Boston janitor Lee, a man living with pent-up grief and who has to address sadness and revelations from his past when he is notified of his brother’s death and has to reluctantly return to his close-knit hometown community of Manchester By The Sea and try to do the best for his brother’s 16-year-old son Patrick (Lucas Hedges). As Lee struggles to do his best he has to face aspects of his past, in particular a moving scene where he encounters his ex-wife, wonderfully played by Michelle Williams.
2016 / English dialogue with Arabic and French subtitles / Colour / 138 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References, Adult Themes, Coarse Language, Death and Sex
Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Producer: Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck, Kevin Walsh
Scriptwriter: Kenneth Lonergan
DOP: Jody Lee Lipes
Editor: Jennifer Lame
Composer: Lesley Barber
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges
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