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My Left Foot, by Christy Brown, is a 1989 autobiographical film which tells the story of Christy Brown[?], an Irishman born with cerebral palsy, who can only move his left foot. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker[?], Alison Whelan[?], Kirsten Sheridan[?], Declan Croghan[?], Eanna MacLiam[?], Marie Conmee[?] and Cyril Cusack[?].

The movie was adapted by Shane Connaughton[?] and Jim Sheridan[?] from the book by Christy Brown[?]. It was directed by Sheridan.

It won Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Brenda Fricker). It was nominated for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.



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