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I Am Sam
Directed by:
Jessie Nelson

Directed by Jessie Nelson, "I Am Sam" is a Drama film, released in the USA on December 03 of 2001 . Sean Penn is starring, alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest, Loretta Devine and Richard Schiff.

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Who directed "I Am Sam":

I Am Sam was directed by Jessie Nelson, a producer, writer, actress, and director.

Before making I Am Sam, Jessie Nelson had directed Corrina, Corrina, released in 1994.

What was the release date of "I Am Sam":

I Am Sam was initally released in the United States on Monday, December 03, 2001.. This was seventeen (17) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 10, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Friday, January 25, 2002 in Canada; Tuesday, April 30, 2002 in France; Thursday, May 09, 2002 in Germany; Friday, March 15, 2002 in Italy; Friday, March 01, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, June 13, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, June 08, 2002 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "I Am Sam":

At the casting of I Am Sam we find Sean Penn, previously seen in Before Night Falls (2000) and Sweet and Lowdown (1999); Michelle Pfeiffer (The Story of Us (1999), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)); Dakota Fanning (Hansel & Gretel (2002), The Cat in the Hat (2003)) [ more... ]

  • Bobby Cooper and Sean Penn can also be seen in She's So Lovely, released in 1997.
  • Richard Schiff and Ken Jenkins also worked together in Lucky Numbers, released in 2000.

What is the Storyline of "I Am Sam":

Sam Dawson (Sean Penn), a man with a developmental disability, is the single father of Lucy (Dakota Fanning), following their abandonment by her mother. Despite his limitations, Sam is well-adjusted and has a supportive group of friends with developmental disabilities, as well as a kind, agoraphobic neighbor Annie (Dianne Wiest) who takes care of Lucy when Sam cannot. Though Sam provides a loving and caring environment for precocious Lucy, she soon surpasses his mental ability. Other children tease her for [...]

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