My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

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

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (1989)

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.

Director: Jim Sheridan
Writers: Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan.

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown Vodly
Vodly Score: 7.6/10 from 418 votes
Release Date: 1989-07-21
Status: Released
Run time: 103 min / 1:43
Budget: $645,180
Revenue: $14,743,391
Production Companies : Ferndale Films, Granada Television, RTÉ
Production Countries: Ireland, United Kingdom

Casts

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

Crew

Sound Elmer Bernstein Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Ken Jennings Makeup Artist
Sound Kathy Durning Music Editor
Editing J. Patrick Duffner Editor
Sound Kieran Horgan Sound mixer
Sound Ron Davis Sound Editor
Camera Jack Conroy Director of Photography
Writing Shane Connaughton Screenplay
Production Noel Pearson Producer
Art Mark Geraghty Assistant Art Director
Production Arthur Lappin Line Producer
Production Mary Alleguen Production Manager
Production Paul M. Heller Executive Producer
Writing Jim Sheridan Screenplay
Directing Jim Sheridan Director
Directing Kevan Barker Assistant Director
Writing Christy Brown Book
Production Steve Morrison Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Joan Bergin Costume Design
Production Nuala Moiselle Casting
Crew Terence Plummer Stunts
Crew Patrick Condren Stunts
Crew Steve Dent Stunts
Production Grania O'Shannon Location Manager
Lighting Noel Cullen Electrician
Camera Des Whelan Camera Operator
Art Austen Spriggs Production Design
Art Shirley Lynch Set Decoration
Camera Jonathan Hession Still Photographer
Crew Gerry Johnston Special Effects Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Anne Dunne Hairstylist
Art Russ Bailey Construction Coordinator
Crew Peter Brayham Stunt Coordinator
Crew Dave Holland Stunts
Crew Jazzer Jeyes Stunts
Crew Alan Walsh Stunts
Lighting Louis Conroy Gaffer
Camera John Murphy Grip
Crew James Hickey Legal Services

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