Sam Dawson was a man with mentals disabilities who brougt up his daughter Lucy with the help of an extraordinary group of friends.
When Lucy was seven years old, her brainpower was better than his father is and their relationship was theratened by a social worker who wanted to put lucy up for adoption.
Menaced by the legal situation that he couldn´t reverse, Sam fought against the system and formed an team with Rita Harrison, a lawyer that accepted the case.
The characters of Sam and Rita seemed to be opposite at the beggining but then they had much in common.
They fought togheter to persuade the system that Sam deserved to have his daugther back.
The film highlights the power of unconditional love.