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

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.

Directing:
  • Jim Sheridan

Writing:
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Shane Connaughton
  • Christy Brown

Stars:
Release Date: 1989-04-07
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  • Country: IE, GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 103
  • Budget: $645,180
  • Revenue: $14,743,391
Cyril Cusack
Cyril Cusack
Lord Castlewelland
Ruth McCabe
Ruth McCabe
Mary Carr
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Le...
Christy Brown
Fiona Shaw
Fiona Shaw
Dr. Eileen Cole
Jer O'Leary
Jer O'Leary
Mourner #2
Brenda Fricker
Brenda Fricke...
Bridget Fagan-Brown
Kirsten Sheridan
Kirsten Sheri...
Sharon Brown
Phelim Drew
Phelim Drew
Brian
Pat Laffan
Pat Laffan
Barman
Hugh O'Conor
Hugh O'Conor
Young Christy Brown
Tom Hickey
Tom Hickey
Priest
Adrian Dunbar
Adrian Dunbar
Peter
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