I Am Sam

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I Am Sam

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I Am Sam

Release Date: December 28, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   «Love is all you need.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   New Line Cinema
Director    :   Jessie Nelson
Producers    :   Russ Fega, Michael De Luca, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Richard Solomon, Jessie Nelson, Barbara A. Hall, Barbara A. Hall, Mary Gail Artz, Barbara Cohen, Claire Rudnick Polstein, David Scott Rubin, Lisa Demaine
Writers    :   Jessie Nelson, Kristine Johnson
RunTime    :   132 mins.
Budget    :   22000000
Revenue    :   92542418

Although Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, he has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the authorities take her away. Sam shames high-priced lawyer, Rita into taking his case pro bono and in turn teaches her the value of love and family.

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