and no sign of her.
holding Lucy to his chest, devastated.
We hear, "Look for the girl with the clouds in her eyes, but
SMASH CUT TO:
INT. BUS - NIGHT
at night. Instinctively, Sam holds her even tighter, two
against the world.
INT. SAM'S APARTMENT - DAWN
clothes line of baby clothes.
I Am Sam (2001)
Synopsis: 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 a developmental disability, Dakota Fanning as his inquisitive daughter, and Michelle Pfeiffer as his lawyer. Dianne Wiest, Loretta Devine, Richard Schiff and Laura Dern appear in supporting roles. Jessie Nelson and Kristine Johnson, who co-wrote the screenplay, researched the issues facing adults with intellectual disabilities by visiting the non-profit organization L.A. GOAL (Greater Opportunities for the Advanced Living). They subsequently cast two actors with disabilities, Brad Silverman and Joe Rosenberg, in key roles.