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City by the Sea (2002)
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Michael Caton-Jones
Robert De Niro James Franco Frances McDormand
1h 48m
"City by the Sea" (2002) is a crime drama directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Starring Robert De Niro and James Franco, the film tells the story of Vincent LaMarca, a veteran New York City detective. LaMarca's life takes a dramatic turn when his estranged son Joey, played by Franco, becomes a prime suspect in a murder investigation. As LaMarca grapples with his past and strained family relationships, the film explores themes of redemption, sacrifice, and the complexities of the father-son dynamic. Set against the backdrop of Long Beach, New York, "City by the Sea" is a compelling and emotionally charged exploration of crime and familial bonds.