INT. STARBUCKS - 7:30 A.M.
Sweet 'n' Low. There. Symmetry.
uniquely handsome. But it's more than that. Those eyes,
COFFEE CUP held by one of the Regulars.
You got it, buddy.
Good choice very good choice.
'n Lows on tables, the self-appointed host of Starbucks.
low, half non. Excellent choice. Very
logos all face the same way. His boss GEORGE approaches.
Sam, they called. It's time for you to
Sam FREEZES, but doesn't turn around.
Sam, did you hear me?
"It's time for you to go."
It's time. It's time.
It's time, it's time for you to go.
INT. HALLWAY - LATER
stops Sam dead in his tracks. GERTIE, a no-nonsense Black
Nurse, looks up from the monitor.
You the one responsible for this?
Too late for sorries, daddy, get over
here and hold her hand.
CONTRACTION - Rebecca screams. Sam SCREAMS.
You got a live one, Gert.
Okay, this is it!
(spins in circles)
This is it! This is it!
And it's a girl...
over to Sam.
There's someone who's been waitin' an
awful long time to see you, Sam.
This is it.
What's her name?
(looks at clock)
Let me see let me see let me see.
17, March 2nd. Lucy in the Sky with
Lyrics by John Lennon, music by Paul
McCartney. Lucy Diamond Dawson.
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.