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VCD RC 570 N44 (COL)


I am Sam : love is all you need

Main Title: I am Sam [videorecording] : love is all you need / New Line Cinema presents ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson

Published/Created: United States : New Line Home Entertainment, 2001

Description: 2 video discs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Local Call No: VCD RC 570 N44

Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001

Cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Richard Schiff, Doug Hutchison, Loretta Devine, Laura Dern

Credits: Cinematography, Elliot Davis; editor, Richard Chew; music, John Powell; director of photography, Elliot Davis

Summary: Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer 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

Subject: People with mental disabilities -- Drama.
Subject: Custody of children -- Drama.

Related Name: Nelson, Jessie.
Related Name: Solomon, Richard.

COURSE: Psychology

videorecording VCD ca. 134 min.
2 video discs in 1 can (VCD) (ca. 134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©2001,  2001, New Line Cinema , California
Distributed by C Interactive Digital Entertainment
AV Material ID 1000002369
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