Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions have just released the first incredible trailer for writer/director Kenneth Lonergan's (You Can Count on Me, Margaret) highly anticipated drama Manchester by the Sea. The film was one of this year's Sundance Film Festival's breakout hits earning rave reviews across the board and stars Casey Affleck in what is being called another stunning magnificent performance that puts him to elite status among his peers. The film follows Affleck's character who must return to his hometown of Manchester when he finds out of his older brother's untimely passing.
The film also stars Kyle Chandler, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Gretchen Mol, Tate Donovan, Kara Hayward, and Erica McDermott.
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Here’s the official synopsis for Manchester by the Sea:
"After the sudden death of Joe Chandler (Kyle Chandler), his younger brother Lee (Casey Affleck) is made legal guardian of his son Patrick (Lucas Hedges). Lee returns to his hometown and has to deal with both his separated wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and the community of North Shore."
Manchester by the Sea is set to hit theaters on November 18th.