My Left Foot, 1989.
Directed by Jim Sheridan.
Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan and Declan Croghan.
Directed by Jim Sheridan, My Left Foot is the story of celebrated author and painter Christy Brown. Despite being born with severe cerebral palsy, Christy learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb – his left foot – and in the process became one of Ireland’s most famous literary sons.
When trying to choose a film for this feature, I’ll happily admit that I found it a huge struggle choosing something that many of you might not have got round to seeing. Not only that though; the film I choose had to be one that had a lasting impact on me as a viewer. After hours of looking through IMDb and my DVD collection,