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1,303 Ratings

i am sam

Directed by Jessie Nelson
United States, 2001


A mentally retarded 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.

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i am sam Directed by Jessie Nelson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2002 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2002 | 2 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2003 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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