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    Unique ID Code: 0000042041
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    Added on: 30/10/2002 13:45
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    I Am Sam (UK)

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    Love is all you need
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 127 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    The compelling story of Sam Dawson a mentally challenged father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of an extraordinary group of friends. As Lucy turns seven and begins to intellectually surpass her father, their close bond is threatened when their situation comes under the scrutiny of a social worker who wants Lucy placed in foster care.

    Faced with a seemingly unwinnable case, Sam vows to fight the legal system and forms an unlikely alliance with Rita Harrison who initially takes his case pro bona as a challenge from her colleagues. On the surface the two couldn`t be further apart, but in reality they are subtly similar. Sam`s compulsive nature mirrors Rita`s more socially acceptable obsessive-compulsive nature. Her manic need for perfection and success alienates her from her own son and has been slowly destroying her self-worth.

    Together they struggle to convince the system that Sam deserves to get his daughter back and, in the process, fuse a bond that results in a unique testament to the power of unconditional love.

    Special Features:
    Directors` commentary
    Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director`s commentary
    Original documentaries
    Theatrical press kit and trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 German

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Jessie Nelson

    Written By:

    Loretta Devine
    Dianne Wiest
    Dakota Fanning
    Michelle Pfeiffer
    Sean Penn

    Casting By:
    Barbara Cohen
    Mary Gail Artz

    Soundtrack By:
    Paul McCartney
    John Lennon
    John Powell

    Director of Photography:
    Elliot Davis

    Richard Chew

    Costume Designer:
    Susie DeSanto

    Production Designer:
    Aaron Osborne

    Edward Zwick
    Richard Solomon
    Jessie Nelson
    Marshall Herskovitz
    Barbara A. Hall
    Michael De Luca

    Executive Producer:
    David Rubin
    Claire Rudnick Polstein
    Lisa Campbell

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