Based on the true story of artist and poet Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy into a working class Dublin home. Brown is played by Daniel Day-Lewis in an Academy Award-winning performance.
Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan, based on the book by Christy Brown
Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Ruth McCabe, Ray McAnally
Best Actor Oscar for Daniel Day-Lewis, Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Brenda Fricker, also Oscar nominated for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, numerous other wins and nominations