What do you think of the movies “forrest gump” and “i am sam” i love them particularly “i am sam,” which shows a person with a developmental disability holding down a job and offering the same kind of love and parenting that all of us strive to give our own children both films are very moving and. Details: 2002, rest of the world, usa, cert 12, 2002 mins direction: jessie nelson and essie nelson summary: a mentally handicapped man struggles to keep his daughter after her mother leaves them with: dakota fanning, dianne wiest, michelle pfeiffer and sean penn. Tell us where you are looking for movie tickets enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing i am sam near you enter city, state or zip code go. 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 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. I am sam is a touching, ultimately uplifting and beautifully crafted movie ( especially for those of us relationship-junkies who love the zwick-herskowitz oeuvre (producers of thirty something and once and again, among other things) but, for this reviewer it was a powerful reminder of why i stopped being a. 12:36] and that makes me mad if it were not for the language, i am sam would have earned a cap final score of 87, squarely at the bottom of the scoring range ( 100 to 87 out of 100) earned by g-rated movies in the comparative baseline database clearly i am sam was numerically equivalent to g-rated. A o scott reviews movie i am sam, directed by jessie nelson sean penn, michelle pfeiffer and dianne wiest star photo (m. I am sam directed by jessie nelson on general release in the uk iamsammoviecom rating: ☆ no one sets out to make a bad film—it just happens, and i am sam is a real mess sam (sean penn) has moderate learning disabilities and cannot brew coffee or reliably cross town on a bus this does not prevent him from.
“i am sam” film analysis sam dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old he works at a starbucks and is obsessed with the beatles he has a daughter with a homeless woman she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital he names his daughter lucy diamond (after the beatles song), and raises her. I enjoyed this film much more than i expected i'd read the reviews, including several that were quite negative about sean penn's performance i didn't really expect to enjoy his performance eitheri simply thought this type of role would be beyond his range yet, i largely founding myself enjoying this film first, penn's. List of i am sam characters, including pictures when available these characters from the movie i am sam are listed by their importance to the film, so leading roles can be found at the top of the list from main characters to minor roles and cameos, these characters are a big part of what made the film so great the names of. I am sam script at the internet movie script database.
Speakers: matthew perez, anel reyes, stephanie gutierrez, and samantha mendiola. Read the empire review of i am sam find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. View essay - 798_movie_family_analysis-1 from psycology 003 at multimedia university of kenya 1 movie family assesment i am sam movie family assessment name institution course tutor date page 1 of.
I am sam (2001) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, and more sam dawson ( sean penn), a mentally challenged man with a mind of a child, is living in los angeles and is single-handedly raising his daughter lucy (dakota fanning), whom he fathered the movie ends with lucy's soccer game where sam is the referee. Moving but unrealistic film has mature themes, profanity read common sense media's i am sam review, age rating, and parents guide.
Sam (sean penn) is a mentally challenged adult who works at starbucks in santa monica he is a popular fellow there with the regulars, congratulating them on their drink selections with the oft repeated phrase that's a wonderful choice his life is complicated with the birth of a daughter whom he names lucy after the.
On the opposite end of the emotional (and movie-making) spectrum is jessie nelson's i am sam (new line), in which a social and economic outcast has so much love in him that he transforms the whole unfeeling white yuppie world the hero is sam (sean penn), who has the intellect of a 7-year-old but. But, lucy diamond is passing her dad by, intelligence-wise, and the precocious little girl comes under the scrutiny of the child welfare system in i am sam the film shifts gear as the lovely little lucy diamond is taken out of the picture and rita, in all her compulsive-obsessive glory, becomes the focus of sam's attention. I am sam (stylized i am sam) is a 2001 american drama film written and directed by jessie nelson, and starring sean penn as a father with an intellectual disability, dakota fanning as his inquisitive daughter, and michelle pfeiffer as his lawyer dianne wiest, loretta devine, richard schiff, and laura dern appear in. I am sam challenges notions of competence and family review by dave reynolds, inclusion daily express january 23, 2002 i recently watched a sneak preview of “i am sam i liked it a lot this movie gives as accurate a portrayal as you will ever find of a parent with a disability caught in the legal and social service.