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3.7
1,894 Ratings

Manchester by the Sea

Directed by Kenneth Lonergan
United States, 2016
Drama

Synopsis

An uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Not knowing that he has been named guardian, he struggles with the decision. Throughout the movie he recounts past memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distance himself from his past.

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Manchester by the Sea Directed by Kenneth Lonergan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2017 | 4 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

2017 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Independent Spirit Awards

2017 | 4 nominations including: Best Supporting Male

2017 | Winner: Best Male Lead

Village Voice Film Poll

2016 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

2016 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

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