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

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

Label
I am Sam : love is all you need
Title
I am Sam
Title remainder
love is all you need
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Elliot Davis; editor, Richard Chew; music, John Powell; director of photography, Elliot Davis
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1957-
  • 1994-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Herskovitz, Marshall
  • Johnson, Kristine
  • Nelson, Jessie
  • Penn, Sean
  • Pfeiffer, Michelle
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Davis, Elliot
  • Chew, Richard
  • Powell, John
  • Bedford Falls Productions
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • 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
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
I am Sam : love is all you need, New Line Cinema presents ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from disc surface
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: audio commentary, original documentary: Becoming Sam (42:30), deleted/alternate scenes, theatrical press kit, trailer (2:25), DVD-ROM features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a257651
  • ocm49231600
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.)
Isbn
9780780638150
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N5537
Sound
unknown sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-1451
System details
  • DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital, DTS surround and stereo surround sound
  • Requirements to access DVD-ROM features: PC with a DVD-ROM drive with a DVD decoder installed, Windows 95 or higher with Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. Some of the DVD-ROM features may not work on a Macintosh. Internet access may be required for certain features
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
I am Sam : love is all you need, New Line Cinema presents ; in association with "Sam" productions GMBH & Co. Kg ; a Bedford Falls company, Red Fish Blue Fish films production ; produced by Jessie Nelson, Richard Solomon, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick ; written by Kristine Johnson & Jessie Nelson ; directed by Jessie Nelson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from disc surface
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: audio commentary, original documentary: Becoming Sam (42:30), deleted/alternate scenes, theatrical press kit, trailer (2:25), DVD-ROM features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a257651
  • ocm49231600
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.)
Isbn
9780780638150
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794043553721
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
N5537
Sound
unknown sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • videodisc
  • optical disk
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-1451
System details
  • DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital, DTS surround and stereo surround sound
  • Requirements to access DVD-ROM features: PC with a DVD-ROM drive with a DVD decoder installed, Windows 95 or higher with Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher. Some of the DVD-ROM features may not work on a Macintosh. Internet access may be required for certain features
Video recording format
laserdisc

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