My left foot: the story of Christy Brown

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Based on the autobiography of Christy Brown, this is the extraordinary true story of the Irish writer who overcomes the limitations imposed by cerebral palsy to live a life of zest, love and passion. Using his left foot, Christy channelled his words and images into best-selling novels, a true triumph against the odds. Daniel Day Lewis won an Academy Award for his performance as Christy Brown.

Credits

director

Jim Sheridan

Jim Sheridan

producer

Noel Pearson

production company

Granada International Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:42:00:00

Colour

Colour

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