My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

A film about life, laughter, and the occasional miracle.

Genre: Drama
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 have a intellectual disability for the first ten years of his life.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1989-07-21
Run time: 103 minute / 1:43
Budget: $645,180
Revenue: $14,743,391
Director: Jim Sheridan
Writers: Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan.
Production Companies : Ferndale Films, Granada Television, RTÉ
Production Countries: Ireland, United Kingdom

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Daniel Day-Lewis
as Christy Brown
Brenda Fricker
as Bridget Fagan-Brown
Alison Whelan
as Sheila Brown
Declan Croghan
as Tom Brown
Eanna MacLiam
as Benny Brown
Marie Conmee
as Sadie Brown
Kirsten Sheridan
as Sharon Brown
Cyril Cusack
as Lord Castlewelland
Phelim Drew
as Brian
Ruth McCabe
as Mary Carr
Fiona Shaw
as Dr. Eileen Cole
Ray McAnally
as Patrick Brown
Pat Laffan
as Barman
Derry Power
as Customer in Bar
Hugh O'Conor
as Young Christy Brown
Eileen Colgan
as Nan
Tom Hickey
as Priest
Britta Smith
as Nurse
Adrian Dunbar
as Peter
Daniel Reardon
as Tony
Jer O'Leary
as Mourner #2
Naomi Sheridan
as Child
Directing
Jim Sheridan Director

Writing
Shane Connaughton Screenplay
Jim Sheridan Screenplay

Production
Paul M. Heller Executive Producer
Steve Morrison Executive Producer
Noel Pearson Producer

Sound
Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer

Camera
Jack Conroy Director of Photography

Editing
J. Patrick Duffner Editor

Production
Arthur Lappin Line Producer
Nuala Moiselle Casting

Art
Austen Spriggs Production Design
Shirley Lynch Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Joan Bergin Costume Design
Anne Dunne Hairstylist
Ken Jennings Makeup Artist

Production
Mary Alleguen Production Manager

Directing
Kevan Barker Assistant Director

Art
Russ Bailey Construction Coordinator
Mark Geraghty Assistant Art Director

Sound
Ron Davis Sound Editor
Kieran Horgan Sound mixer

Crew
Gerry Johnston Special Effects Coordinator
Peter Brayham Stunt Coordinator
Patrick Condren Stunts
Steve Dent Stunts
Dave Holland Stunts
Jazzer Jeyes Stunts
Terence Plummer Stunts
Alan Walsh Stunts

Lighting
Louis Conroy Gaffer
Noel Cullen Electrician

Camera
Jonathan Hession Still Photographer
John Murphy Grip
Des Whelan Camera Operator

Sound
Kathy Durning Music Editor

Crew
James Hickey Legal Services

Production
Grania O'Shannon Location Manager

Writing
Christy Brown Book





















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