• Year by the Sea (2017)

Year by the Sea

Release Date: September 8th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

After 30 years as a wife and mother, Joan retreats to Cape Cod rather than follow her husband to Kansas. Intent on rediscovering herself, but plagued with guilt, she questions her decision until stumbling upon a spirited mentor. Supported by her literary agent and a host of locals, including a sexy fisherman, Joan learns to embrace the ebb and flow of life.

Cast: Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, Michael Cristofer, Celia Imrie, Monique Curnen, S. Epatha Merkerson, Jane Hajduk, Amy Van Nostrand

Director: Alexander Janko

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife , Touching , House , Passionate , Small town , Transformation , Escape , Heartwarming , Husband , Charming , Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 35
    Tricia OlszewskiTheWrap

    Even women will lose their man cards if they buy a ticket to Year by the Sea, a figurative and nearly retch-inducing celebration of the ovary based on a best-selling memoir by Joan Anderson. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Joan’s story unfolds all too neatly, but in Allen’s spark and grace there’s a real sense of discovery. show more

  • 38
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Year by the Sea is for audiences who don’t trust the shiftiness of nuance and craft, of messages that rise up from dramatic situations rather than being pasted on top of them, and who would prefer their life lessons stated loudly and for maximum applicability. show more

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