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3.7
1,188 Ratings

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Directed by Jim Sheridan
United Kingdom, 1989
Drama

Synopsis

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

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My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown Directed by Jim Sheridan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1990 | 2 wins including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1990 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

Independent Spirit Awards

1990 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

National Board of Review

1989 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1990 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1990 | 3 nominations including: Best Screenplay - Adapted

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