Manchester By the Sea (R) 137 minutes

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Movies--(R) -OSCAR WINNER for BEST LEAD ACTOR and BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY. Award-winning writer-director Kenneth Lonergan gives us this gem of a powerhouse film, deeply moving, with hope as an underlying theme. Solitary Boston janitor Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) suddenly becomes the sole guardian of his only brother Joe’s (Kyle Chandler) son, 16-year-old Patrick (Lucas Hedges). Trying to come to terms with a traumatic past that separated him from his wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and his former hometown. Uncle and nephew unite for an unforgettable journey of love, grief, community, sacrifice and hope.