My left foot: the story of Christy Brown

United Kingdom, 1989

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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.

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