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My Left Foot

Christy Brown (Daniel Day-Lewis) paints and writes despite cerebral palsy.

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My Left Foot

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Biography103 Mins1989R
Starts03/01/2020Expires07/01/2021

No one expects much from Christy Brown (Daniel Day-Lewis), a boy with cerebral palsy born into a working-class Irish family. Though Christy is a spastic quadriplegic and essentially paralyzed, a miraculous event occurs when, at the age of 5, he demonstrates control of his left foot by using chalk to scrawl a word on the floor. With the help of his steely mother (Brenda Fricker) -- and no shortage of grit and determination -- Christy overcomes his infirmity to become a painter, poet and author.

Moods

  • Inspiring
  • Touching

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