My Left Foot (1989)
- Time: 98 min
- Genre: Biography | Drama
- Director: Jim Sheridan
- Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan
Christy Brown is a spastic quadriplegic born to a large, poor Irish family. His mother, Mrs Brown, recognizes the intelligence and humanity in the lad everyone else regards as a vegetable. Eventually, Christy matures into a cantankerous writer who uses his only functional limb, his left foot, to write with.