My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

by Jim Sheridan 1h43min United Kingdom 1989
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My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown
by Jim Sheridan

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis : Christy Brown
  • Brenda Fricker : Mrs. Brown
  • Alison Whelan : Sheila
  • And with: Kirsten Sheridan, Declan Croghan


  • Director Jim Sheridan
  • Scenario Jim Sheridan, Shane Connaughton
  • Original work author Christy Brown
  • Photo director Jack Conroy
  • Set Design Austen Spriggs
  • Costume Design Joan Bergin
  • Editing J. Patrick Duffner
  • Original music Elmer Bernstein
  • Producer Noel Pearson
  • Excutive producer Steve Morrison
  • Production Compagny Ferndale Films, Granada Television, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ)
  • Distributor ITV Angleterre

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1989
  • Release date for France04/04/1990
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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