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The Resource I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Jessie Nelson ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick. ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production

I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Jessie Nelson ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick. ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production

Label
I am Sam
Title
I am Sam
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Jessie Nelson ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick. ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
I am Sam (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Elliot Davis ; editor, Richard Chew ; music, John Powel
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for language
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles; Closed-captioned
LC call number
HV1553
LC item number
.I3 2002
PerformerNote
Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianne Wiest, Dakota Fanning
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1957-
  • 1994-
  • 1948-
  • 1940-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Jessie
  • Solomon, Richard
  • Zwick, Edward
  • Herskovitz, Marshall
  • Johnson, Kristine
  • Penn, Sean
  • Pfeiffer, Michelle
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Davis, Elliot
  • Chew, Richard
  • Powell, John
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • Bedford Falls Company
  • Red Fish, Blue Fish Films (Firm)
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
132
Series statement
New Line platinum series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Custody of children
  • Custody of children
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Jessie Nelson ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick. ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special feature: All Access Pass: Filmmaker commentary featuring director/co-screenwriter Jessie Nelson; Original documentary: Becoming Sam (42:30) ; Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; Theatrical press kit; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feature: Widescreen version of the film; 5.1 dolby digital; DTS surround sound; English subtitles and closed captions. All Access Pass: Filmmaker commentary featuring director/co-screenwriter Jessie Nelson; Oribinal documentary: Becoming Sam; Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; Theatricla trailer; Theatrical press kit. DVD-ROM content: Script-to-screen; Link to original website; Hot spot
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 132 min.)
Governing access note
Video version restricted to private home use or face-to-face teaching activities in a classroom or similar place devoted to instruction at Union College. Other restrictions may also apply. Any other use without a license is in violation of copyright law
Isbn
9780780638150
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49231600
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 surround sound and stereo surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
I am Sam, New Line Cinema presents ; directed by Jessie Nelson ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick. ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special feature: All Access Pass: Filmmaker commentary featuring director/co-screenwriter Jessie Nelson; Original documentary: Becoming Sam (42:30) ; Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; Theatrical press kit; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Feature: Widescreen version of the film; 5.1 dolby digital; DTS surround sound; English subtitles and closed captions. All Access Pass: Filmmaker commentary featuring director/co-screenwriter Jessie Nelson; Oribinal documentary: Becoming Sam; Deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; Theatricla trailer; Theatrical press kit. DVD-ROM content: Script-to-screen; Link to original website; Hot spot
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 132 min.)
Governing access note
Video version restricted to private home use or face-to-face teaching activities in a classroom or similar place devoted to instruction at Union College. Other restrictions may also apply. Any other use without a license is in violation of copyright law
Isbn
9780780638150
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49231600
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1, DTS 5.1 surround sound and stereo surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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