New Line Cinema | Release Date: December 28, 2001
Summary: The compelling story of Sam Dawson (Penn), a mentally challenged father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of an extraordinary group of friends. When a social worker suggests that Lucy should be placed in foster care, Sam forms an unlikely alliance with a high-powered attorney (Pfeiffer). Together they struggle to convince the system that Sam deserves to get his daughter back and, in the process, fuse a bond that results in a unique testament to the power of unconditional love. (New Line Cinema)
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Runtime: 132 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for language.
Production: New Line Cinema
Genres: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jun 18, 2002
Director Credit
Jessie Nelson Director
Writer Credit
Jessie Nelson Written By
Kristine Johnson Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Michelle Pfeiffer Rita Harrison Williams
Sean Penn Sam Dawson
Cast Credit
Brad Silverman Brad
Dakota Fanning Lucy Diamond Dawson
Dianne Wiest Annie Cassell
Doug Hutchison Ifty
Joseph Rosenberg Joe
Ken Jenkins Judge Philip McNeily
Laura Dern Randy Carpenter
Loretta Devine Margaret Calgrove
Mason Lucero Conner Rhodes
Richard Schiff Mr. Turner
Rosalind Chao Lily
Stanley DeSantis Robert
Wendy Phillips Miss Wright
Producer Credit
Barbara A. Hall Co-Producer
Claire Rudnick Polstein Executive Producer
David Rubin Executive Producer
Edward Zwick Producer
Jessie Nelson Producer
Lisa Campbell Associate Producer
Marshall Herskovitz Producer
Michael De Luca Executive Producer
Richard Solomon Producer