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My Left Foot (1989)

R
103 min | Biography, Drama

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
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Shane Connaughton (screenplay) | Jim Sheridan (screenplay) | Christy Brown (book)
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£ 600,000
Gross (USA)
$ 14,743,391
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Release date
Mar 30, 1990 (United States)

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7.9 / 10 | 58,388 votes