My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)


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Drama, Made in Europe
1h 43min
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Daniel Day-Lewis
Christy Brown
Brenda Fricker
Bridget Fagan-Brown
Alison Whelan
Sheila Brown
Eanna MacLiam
Benny Brown
Marie Conmee
Sadie Brown
Kirsten Sheridan
Sharon Brown
Cyril Cusack
Lord Castlewelland
Ruth McCabe
Mary Carr
Fiona Shaw
Dr. Eileen Cole
Ray McAnally
Patrick Brown
Derry Power
Customer in Bar
Hugh O'Conor
Young Christy Brown
Jer O'Leary
Mourner #2


In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to have a intellectual disability for the first ten years of his life.

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