My Left Foot

1989

Jim Sheridan
Director

Terrific biopic of Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy. Awesome performances from Daniel Day-Lewis and the generally neglected Hugh O'Conor as Christy at different ages. Avoids sentimentality and that's the winning ingredient.

My Left Foot (HBO)
9th March 1999
DVD




1.33:1


16th August 2005
DVD








Daniel Day-Lewis
Christy Brown
Brenda Fricker
Mrs. Brown
Alison Whelan
Sheila
Kirsten Sheridan
Sharon
Declan Croghan
Tom
Eanna MacLiam
Benny
Marie Conmee
Sadie
Cyril Cusack
Lord Castlewelland
Fiona Shaw
Doctor Eileen Cole
Hugh O'Conor
Christy Brown (child)
Adrian Dunbar
Peter
Ray McAnally
Mr. Brown
Ruth McCabe
Mary Carr