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3.7
1,228 Ratings

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Directed by Jim Sheridan
United Kingdom, Ireland, 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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