director: Jessie Nelson
title: I Am Sam (2001)
main cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning
remaining cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest, Loretta Devine, Richard Schiff, Laura Dern, Brad Silverman, Joseph Rosenberg, Stanley DeSantis, Doug Hutchison, Rosalind Chao, Ken Jenkins, Wendy Phillips, Mason Lucero
plot summary: A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
company: Columbia Pictures
company: New Line Cinema