26th March 1990
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At the 62nd Academy Awards, My Left Foot (1989) received 5 nominations (including Best Picture) with Day-Lewis and Fricker winning Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress respectively.

My Left Foot also won a BAFTA for Best Film and numerous other awards and nominations.  

Filmed and set in Crumlin, Dublin, My Left Foot is a riveting unsentimental bio-drama about Christy Brown who, born with cerebral Palsy in a Dublin slum, went on to become an artist and writer of note. 

Director: Jim Sheridan |  Writers:  Shane Connaughton (screenplay), Jim Sheridan (screenplay) 

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan


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