My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

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Overview

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 be retarded for the first ten years of his life.

  1. Jim Sheridan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Christy Brown

    Novel

  3. Shane Connaughton

    Screenplay

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  1. Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Christy Brown

  2. Brenda Fricker

    Brenda Fricker

    Mrs. Brown

  3. AW

    Alison Whelan

    Sheila

  4. DC

    Declan Croghan

    Tom

  5. EM

    Eanna MacLiam

    Benny

  6. MC

    Marie Conmee

    Sadie

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $645,180.00

Revenue $14,743,391.00

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  • November 10, 1989
    R, Theatrical

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