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Measure of a Man

During the summer of 1976, fourteen-year-old Bobby Marks (Blake Cooper), insecure and overweight, must endure another tortuous family vacation at Rumson Lake. His summer job, tending to the palatial estate of the reclusive, enigmatic and overly demanding Dr. Kahn (Donald Sutherland) is backbreaking. His parents (Judy Greer and Luke Wilson) seem to be on the verge of divorce; his sister Michelle (Liana Liberato) is forcing him to help conceal her clandestine rendezvous with the local pretty boy; and his best friend and kindred spirit Joanie (Danielle Rose Russell) is leaving for a month and won't tell him why. On top of that, a crazy townie has focused his hatred of the rich summer people exclusively on Bobby. Over the course of this emotional roller coaster of a summer, secrets are revealed, lessons are learned and Bobby comes to understand who he is and what makes up the true measure of a man.

Played at

Playhouse 7, 5.11.18 - 5.17.18
Monica Film Center, 5.11.18 - 5.17.18
NoHo 7, 5.11.18 - 5.17.18
Rated PG-13
Runtime: 100 min
Language: English

Director: Jim Loach
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Judy Greer, Liana Liberato
FEATURED REVIEW:
While it might not bring much that's new to the coming-of-age playbook, British filmmaker Jim Loach's sensitively-observed dramedy, "Measure of a Man," offers decisive proof that fresh and different is overrated when you've got a strong cast, a beautifully written script an...