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Affecting without being overly sentimental, humorous without being inappropriately comedic, and quirky without being self-indulgent.
If the most important thing in any coming-of-age story is for the main character to evolve, "Measure of a Man" gets it right.
Functions more as a diversion than a fully satisfying motion picture, although, for something streaming on Netflix, a “diversion” is usually good enough.
For the filmmakers, one tone-deaf mistake at the end doesn’t undo this compelling behind-the-scenes peek at how buffoons get elected and men of substance become political roadkill.