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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Starring Golden Globe Winner Casey Affleck – On Blu-ray This February


manchester by the seaAcademy Award nominee Casey Affleck delivers an unforgettable, Golden Globe-winning performance in the heartwarming, emotional, and powerful Manchester by the Sea, arriving on Digital HD February 7 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand February 21 from Lionsgate. The award-winning 2016 Sundance Film Festival Official Entry follows Affleck’s character Lee, as he faces the ghosts of his past when he returns to his New England hometown to take care of his teenage nephew. Academy Award nominee Michelle Williams, Emmy Award winner Kyle Chandler (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “Friday Night Lights,” 2006), Gretchen Mol (3:10 to Yuma), and Lucas Hedges (Moonrise Kingdom) also star in the film, which was written and directed by Academy Award nominee Kenneth Lonergan. Continue on to learn more about this release.

“No film this year has moved me more with its humor, heart and humanity.”

Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

 

GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER FOR BEST ACTOR – DRAMA

NOMINATED FOR FIVE GOlDEN GLOBES

INCLUDING BEST PICTURE – DRAMA

 

Critically Acclaimed Drama Arrives on Digital HD February 7 

and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD February 21 from Lionsgate

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SANTA MONICA, CA (January 10, 2016) – Academy Award® nominee Casey Affleck1 delivers an unforgettable, Golden Globe®-winning performance in the heartwarming, emotional, and powerful Manchester by the Sea, arriving on Digital HD February 7 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand February 21 from Lionsgate. The award-winning 2016 Sundance Film Festival Official Entry follows Affleck’s character Lee, as he faces the ghosts of his past when he returns to his New England hometown to take care of his teenage nephew. Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams2, Emmy® Award winner Kyle Chandler (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “Friday Night Lights,” 2006), Gretchen Mol (3:10 to Yuma), and Lucas Hedges (Moonrise Kingdom) also star in the film, which was written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Lonergan3. Critically acclaimed since its debut, the film was nominated for five Golden Globes, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, and has won the Golden Globe® for Best Actor – Drama for Affleck, three Critics’ Choice Awards, including best actor for Affleck, as well as winning four National Board of Review awards including Best Picture. Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh with a 97% critic score, the Associated Press calls Manchester by the Sea “a masterpiece.”

Casey Affleck heads a powerhouse cast in this acclaimed and deeply moving film from award-winning writer-director Kenneth Lonergan. After a solitary Boston janitor (Affleck) unexpectedly becomes the sole guardian of his 16-year-old nephew, he must come to terms with a past that separated him from his wife (Michelle Williams) and his hometown, as uncle and nephew unite for an unforgettable journey of love, community, sacrifice, and hope.

The Manchester by the Sea home entertainment release special features include the featurette “Emotional Lives: Making Manchester by the Sea,” looking behind the scenes of the film, a conversation with director/writer Kenneth Lonergan, and deleted scenes. Manchester by the Sea will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

[1] Best Supporting Actor, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, 2007
[2] Best Leading Actress, My Week with Marilyn, 2011; Best Leading Actress, Blue Valentine, 2010; Best Supporting Actress, Brokeback Mountain, 2005
[3] Best Original Screenplay, Gangs of New York, 2002; Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen,You Can Count on Me, 2000

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “Emotional Lives: The Making of Manchester by the Sea” Featurette
  • A Conversation with Director/Writer Kenneth Lonergan
  • Deleted Scenes

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:  2016
Title Copyright: Manchester by the Sea © 2016 K Films Manchester LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for language throughout and some sexual content
Genre: Drama
Closed-Captioned: No
Subtitles: Spanish and English SDH
Feature Run Time: 137 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (1.85:1)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (1.85:1)
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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