Year by the Sea Poster

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

Distributors: Real Women Make Waves

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

Ratings & Reviews

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

  • Nothing much happens here. It’s scenic, but writer-director Alexander Janko has cast the thing with no flavor. Nobody has an accent, not even the local Cape Cod characters. show more

  • 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

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