Questions tagged [manchester-by-the-sea]

2016 American drama film directed and written by Kenneth Lonergan and starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol and Lucas Hedges.

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What were the rumors surrounding Lee?

Early on in Manchester by the Sea, there are at least 2 scenes of people mentioning Lee's name in a way that makes it clear he is known around town: "That was THE Lee Chandler" or similar. It makes ...
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Why did Lee buy another basement apartment with limited furniture?

In Manchester By the Sea, Lee bought another basement apartment with limited furniture. But he already had a house. So why did he do that?
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What explains the connection between the boat's name and Lee's daughter?

I loved Manchester by the Sea but am not sure about the connection between the name of the boat and the review that it is also the name of one of Lee's daughters. Are we supposed to believe that This ...
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What was so bad about Patrick's mother in Manchester By The Sea?

In the movie Manchester By The Sea, after Joe dies, Joe's brother Lee is assigned to be Patrick's guardian instead of Patrick's mother. Through flashbacks they show that the mother was an alcoholic. ...