Manchester by the Sea is an upcoming Hollywood 2016 American drama film directed and written by Kenneth Lonergan, which stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler. The film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on 23rdJanuary, 2016.
The film Principal shooting began on March 23, 2015, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. The film is scheduled for release on November 18, 2016.
Plot of the film: After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.
Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler
Michelle Williams as Randi
Kyle Chandler as Joe Chandler
Lucas Hedges as Patrick Chandler
Gretchen Mol as Elise
Erica McDermott as Sue
Matthew Broderick as Rodney
Heather Burns as Jill
Directed by Kenneth Lonergan
Produced by Kimberly Steward,Lauren Beck,Matt Damon,Chris Moore,Kevin J. Wals
Written by Kenneth Lonergan
Music by Lesley Barber
Cinematography Jody Lee Lipes
Edited by Jennifer Lame
Production company: K Period Media, B Story, CMP, Pearl Street Films
Distributed by Roadside Attractions, Amazon Studios