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Old 09-02-2017, 10:24 AM
 
Location: Central Maryland
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I remember the beginning as the OP stated, but I cannot remember the movie. I watch too many. Just discussed it with my wife, and as a result I did more research. It was Manchester by the sea, but the fire occurred in a flashback later in the movie, not in the beginning of the movie. The main character, who was called on to take care of his nephew, was in depression because of what happened to his own family.

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Old 09-02-2017, 05:34 PM
 
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I wish IMDB. better know as Internet Movie Database was not sold to Amazon. Everyone use to be able to go to the message boards, but the new Fascist owners got rid of all the boards.
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Old 09-02-2017, 07:33 PM
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Location: South Bay Native
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I wish IMDB. better know as Internet Movie Database was not sold to Amazon. Everyone use to be able to go to the message boards, but the new Fascist owners got rid of all the boards.
We had a thread about that, actually. I was attacked for questioning the act of censorship which was the main reason they threw out the message boards on IMDb. Years and years of valuable information singed overnight.
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Old 09-03-2017, 09:52 AM
 
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I remember the beginning as the OP stated, but I cannot remember the movie. I watch too many. Just discussed it with my wife, and as a result I did more research. It was Manchester by the sea, but the fire occurred in a flashback later in the movie, not in the beginning of the movie. The main character, who was called on to take care of his nephew, was in depression because of what happened to his own family.
See the previous page of this thread (page 1)....the OP already replied that the movie he/she is thinking about is not Manchester by the Sea. I join other posters in lamenting that the IMDB message boards no longer exist to help us with potential answers.
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Old 09-03-2017, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Cali
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We had a thread about that, actually. I was attacked for questioning the act of censorship which was the main reason they threw out the message boards on IMDb. Years and years of valuable information singed overnight.
I was(and still am)so PO'd with IMDb for doing that!😡👎
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:27 PM
 
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See the previous page of this thread (page 1)....the OP already replied that the movie he/she is thinking about is not Manchester by the Sea. I join other posters in lamenting that the IMDB message boards no longer exist to help us with potential answers.

I was wrong. That is the movie. Thank you.
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:59 PM
 
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I was wrong. That is the movie. Thank you.
Curious, but what made you think this movie was from the 60s?
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:37 AM
 
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Curious, but what made you think this movie was from the 60s?
That wasn't the OP who said 60's
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Phila
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I wish IMDB. better know as Internet Movie Database was not sold to Amazon. Everyone use to be able to go to the message boards, but the new Fascist owners got rid of all the boards.
I totally agree. Bezo's is an A $$ hole. I was using that site daily for discussions. Now they and Amazon are dead to me. At the very least they could have frozen and archived the discussions.
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Old 09-13-2017, 01:10 PM
 
Location: So Cal
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At the beginning of the movie, a starts a fire in his fireplace and then leaves his house to get get beer. When he returns, he finds that the entire house caught on fire from the fire he started, and that though his wife was rescued, his three kids died. Thanks in advance!
Manchester by the Sea
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