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My Left Foot


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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Biography
Director: Jim Sheridan

No one expects much from Christy Brown, a boy with cerebral palsy born into a working-class Irish family. Though Christy is a spastic quadriplegic and essentially paralyzed, a miraculous event occurs when, at the age of 5, he demonstrates control of his left foot by using chalk to scrawl a word on the floor. With the help of his steely mother -- and no shortage of grit and determination -- Christy overcomes his infirmity to become a painter, poet and author.

Cast :

  • Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Christy Brown
  • Ray McAnally
  • Mr. Brown
  • Brenda Fricker
  • Mrs. Brown
  • Ruth McCabe
  • Mary
  • Fiona Shaw
  • Dr. Eileen Cole
  • Eanna Macliam
  • Benny
  • Alison Whelan
  • Sheila
  • Declan Croghan
  • Tom
  • Hugh O'Conor
  • Young Christy Brown
  • Cyril Cusack
  • Lord Castlewelland
Producers :
Noel Pearson
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