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I am Sam

Author: Marshall HerskovitzKristine JohnsonJessie NelsonSean PennMichelle PfeifferAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall Herskovitz; Kristine Johnson; Jessie Nelson; Sean Penn; Michelle Pfeiffer; Dakota Fanning; Elliot Davis; Richard Chew; John Powell; Bedford Falls Company.; New Line Cinema Corporation.; Red Fish, Blue Fish Films (Firm); New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780638131 9780780638136
OCLC Number: 49231590
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Information from pre-release promotional materials; release date: June 18, 2002.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Credits: Cinematography, Elliot Davis ; editor, Richard Chew ; music, John Powell.
Cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 134 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Bedford Falls Company ; New Line Cinema ; Red Fish, Blue Fish Films ; produced by Marshall Herskovitz, Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Edward Zwick ; writers by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson.

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Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need.

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