My Left Foot

Tuesday, January 23
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1hr 43mins // directed by:Jim Sheridan // featuring:Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan // 35mm

Daniel Day-Lewis earned his first Best Actor Oscar for his legendary performance as Christy Brown, an Irishman born with cerebral palsy who, despite only being able to control his left foot, went on to become a renowned painter and author.

A timeless masterpiece included in BFI’s list of the 100 greatest British films of the 20th century, Jim Sheridan’s (In The Name of the Father, The Boxer) directorial debut is a sublime exploration of one man’s life as he strives to do what no one thought possible.