New Year Eve special on Sony Le PLEX HD
A movie with six Oscar nominations, 95% approval rating on rotten tomatoes and a soul – Watch Indian television premiere of Manchester by the Sea on Sony Le PLEX HD this new year eve 31st December at 1pm and 9pm.
Written and directed by BAFTA winner Kenneth Lonergan, the movie received high critical acclaim. Counted among the best films of 2016, Manchester by the Sea received six nominations at the 89th Academy Awards namely Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Original Screenplay.
It won in the categories of Best Original Screenplay (Kenneth Lonergan) and Best Actor (Casey Afleck). Affleck also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea.
The story revolves around a janitor who must look after his dead brother’s son. In the brooding Affleck, Director Kenneth Lonergan found a perfect leading man, and together they made a drama that succeeded because of the love for its characters, more than for their misfortunes. Kenneth says, “With Manchester by the Sea, the approach was simple. We made the film as close to real life as possible and a lot of people identified with it. It got people to relate to others in very different circumstances while transcending cultures. I think that’s one of the best things about this film”.
Watch this beautiful story filled with humour and empathy on Sony Le PLEX HD on December 31.