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Handyman Lee Chandler is living in Boston doing odd jobs, drinking too much and getting into bar-room scuffles. When his older brother dies very suddenly, Lee is forced to return to his hometown in order to take care of funeral arrangements and – to his surprise – take over as legal guardian to his teenage nephew Patrick. Despite the protests of Patrick, who is desperate to remain with his friends, Lee is adamant that they return to Boston as soon as possible. But as time draws on, it becomes increasingly clear that Lee will have to confront the past that haunts him in Manchester-by-the-Sea, even if that involves coming to terms with the most painful grief imaginable. This drama deals with difficult human emotions beautifully and elegantly, finding space for humour amongst the darkness.
Grief, lies and guilt send 17-year-old New Yorker Lisa into a destructive moral crisis in this thought-provoking coming-of-age drama.
14+ years 144 mins
Tense, gritty thriller set in a working-class Irish-American community in Boston about the investigation of a four-year-old girl's disappearance.
16+ years 114 mins
A small town struggles to cope with the aftermath of a fatal school bus crash, in this downbeat but engrossing drama.
16+ years 108 mins
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