Casey Affleck Weighs the Value of Scoring an Oscar vs. Starring in a Box Office Hit

     November 18, 2016

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With Kenneth Lonergan‘s Manchester by the Sea hitting select theaters on November 18th, I recently got the opportunity to sit down with the stars of the film. We’ve got a piece about Casey AffleckMichelle Williams and Lucas Hedges‘ experience working with Lonergan coming your way soon, but first we’ve got the group answering some of your Collider Mailbag questions!

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Check out what Affleck, Williams and Hedges had to say about the value of winning an Oscar vs. the value of having a box office hit for an actor’s career, if they can watch and enjoy their movies without thinking of what went on behind the scenes, and much more in the video interview at the top of this article. You can give the Manchester by the Sea trailer a watch below and also be sure to check out Adam’s glowing review of the movie right here.

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.

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