MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Manchester by the Sea, perhaps Casey's best known film, was released in 2016. This drama was both written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The stars of this film include Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, and Lucas Hedges. The story follows a man who becomes the guardian of his nephew after his brother dies, although the man has deep troubles of his own. Casey Affleck won Best Actor at the 89th Academy Awards for his role in Manchester by the Sea. He also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama as well as Best Actor at the British Academy Film Awards.