I Am Sam

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I Am Sam is a 2001 film about a developmentally disabled man, Sam, singularly raising his seven year old daughter Lucy . Although Sam provides a loving and caring environment for Lucy, she begins to mentally overtake him, and questions arise about Sams ability to care for Lucy. It stars Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest, Loretta Devine, Richard Schiff and Laura Dern.

It was written by Kristine Johnson and Jessie Nelson and directed by Nelson.

Penn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.

The soundtrack consists entirely of covers of songs by The Beatles. Penn wanted to set the movie solely to Beatles recordings, but could not obtain the rights to do so. Instead, he commissioned other artists, such as Sarah McLachlan and Ben Folds, to cover the songs for the soundtrack.

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