Release Date: January 25th, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 18th, 2002
PG-13|2 hr 12 min
"I Am Sam" is the compelling story of Sam Dawson (Sean Penn), a mentally-challenged father raising his daughter Lucy (Dakota Fanning) with the help of a unique group of friends. As Lucy turns seven and begins to intellectually surpass her father, their close bond is threatened when their unconventional living arrangement comes to the attention of a social worker who wants Lucy placed in foster care.
Director: Jessie Nelson
Production Co: New Line Cinema, Bedford Falls Productions, Avery Pix
Distributors: New Line Cinema