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The Resource I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents a Bedford Falls Company/Red Fish, Blue Fish Films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson ... [et al.] ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (videorecording)

I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents a Bedford Falls Company/Red Fish, Blue Fish Films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson ... [et al.] ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (videorecording)

Label
I am Sam
Title
I am Sam
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents a Bedford Falls Company/Red Fish, Blue Fish Films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson ... [et al.] ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • e
Summary
Sam, a mentally retarded man, is trying to raise his seven-year-old daughter, Lucy, on his own. When Child Protective Services takes Lucy away from him, Sam manages to get a high-powered lawyer to help him
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Elliot Davis ; production designer, Aaron Osborne ; film editor, Richard Chew ; music by John Powell ; costume designer, Susie Desanto
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianne Wiest, Dakota Fanning, Richard Schiff, Loretta Devine, Doug Hutchison, Laura Dern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1957-
  • 1994-
  • 1955-
  • 1960-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Jessie
  • Johnson, Kristine
  • Penn, Sean
  • Pfeiffer, Michelle
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Schiff, Richard
  • Devine, Loretta
  • Hutchison, Doug
  • Dern, Laura
  • Powell, John
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Bedford Falls Company
  • Red Fish, Blue Fish Films (Firm)
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
134
Series statement
New Line platinum series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Custody of children
  • Fathers and daughters
Technique
live action
Label
I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents a Bedford Falls Company/Red Fish, Blue Fish Films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson ... [et al.] ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features include: commentary featuring Jessie Nelson ; production featurette ; deleted/alternate scenes ; production notes ; cast profiles ; filmmaker profiles ; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ljt00001077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Isbn
9780780638150
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N5537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780638150
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents a Bedford Falls Company/Red Fish, Blue Fish Films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson ... [et al.] ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features include: commentary featuring Jessie Nelson ; production featurette ; deleted/alternate scenes ; production notes ; cast profiles ; filmmaker profiles ; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ljt00001077
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Isbn
9780780638150
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N5537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780638150
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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