Experience one young man’s feel-good, coming-of-age transformation when Measure of a Man arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand August 7 from Lionsgate. Starring Primetime Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Donald Sutherland (2003, Best Supporting Actor – Television, “Path to War”; 1996, Best Supporting Actor – Television, “Citizen X”), the film perfectly captures quintessential summer life in middle America through the lens of a fourteen-year-old boy on a torturous vacation with his parents. Based on the novel “One Fat Summer” by Robert Lipsyte, directed by Jim Loach, and written for the screen by David Scearce, Measure of a Man will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $19.98.
Fourteen-year-old Bobby (Blake Cooper) is enduring a torturous family vacation. His summer job is backbreaking, his parents appear on the verge of divorce, his sister is forcing him to keep her secrets, and his best friend is leaving. On top of that, a crazy townie is out to get him. Over the course of an emotional roller coaster of a summer, Bobby learns what makes up the true measure of a man in this feel-good coming-of-age story costarring Donald Sutherland, Judy Greer, and Luke Wilson.
Blake Cooper The Maze Runner, The Late Bloomer, TV’s “The Game”
Donald Sutherland The Hunger Games franchise, Pride & Prejudice
Luke Wilson Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums, Death at a Funeral
With Beau Knapp Death Wish, The Nice Guys, Run All Night
and Judy Greer Ant-Man, Jurassic World, 13 Going on 30, 27 Dresses