My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

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

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1989-04-07
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 589 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Ferndale Films
  • Production Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
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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.

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    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