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Measure of a Man (film)

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Directed by  Jim Loach
Screenplay by  David Scearce
Written by  David Scearce
Editor  Dany Cooper
Produced by  Christian Taylor
Director  Jim Loach
Cinematography  Denson Baker
Music director  Tim Wheeler, Ilan Eshkeri
Based on  One Fat Summer by Robert Lipsyte
Starring  Judy Greer Luke Wilson Blake Cooper Donald Sutherland
Music by  Ilan Eshkeri Tim Wheeler
Cast  Donald Sutherland, Judy Greer, Luke Wilson, Blake Cooper
Similar  Oranges and Sunshine, The Discovery, Milton's Secret, Angel Baby, The Sapphires

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Measure of a Man is an upcoming American comedy-drama film directed by Jim Loach, based on the 1977 novel One Fat Summer by the author Robert Lipsyte. The film stars Judy Greer, Luke Wilson, Blake Cooper and Donald Sutherland.


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Set in the 1970s, a bullied teen (Blake Cooper) experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.


  • Blake Cooper as Bobby Marks
  • Donald Sutherland as Dr. Kahn
  • Judy Greer as Lenore Marks
  • Luke Wilson as Marty Marks
  • Liana Liberato as Michelle Marks
  • Beau Knapp as Willie Rumson
  • Luke Benward as Pete Marino
  • Danielle Rose Russell as Joanie Williams
  • Sam Keeley as Jim Smith
  • Production

    In June 2015 director Jim Loach started pre-production for the film with screenwriter David Scearce, who wrote the screenplay, based on the 1977 novel One Fat Summer by Robert Lipsyte. The film went into production several months later when Donald Sutherland and The Maze Runner star Blake Cooper joined the cast on September 23, 2015. Sutherland will play Dr. Kahn, a Wall Street executive who gives Blake Cooper's character Bobby, a summer job on his estate. On October 5, 2015, Judy Greer and Luke Wilson joined the film alongside Sutherland and Cooper, to play Bobby's parents, and Liana Liberato joined the cast to play his sister, Michelle.

    Principal photography for the film took place in Rhode Island, United States.


    Christian Taylor of Taylor Lane Productions is producing the film in association with Weedon Media and Great Point Media. ICM Partners and CAA are co-repping the domestic rights for the film.


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