Film Review: My Left Foot

Posted on by 5WC in Film

There are some films that you buy/watch purely on reputation without really looking into what the film is about or the style in which it is shot. You sit down and offer part of your life to it based upon nothing more than an actor’s name. My Left Foot is one of those films.

Until now it has happily passed me by, not boring to even glance my way should our paths even remotely come close to crossing. And our respective lives would have stayed that way had it not been for amazingly enough Abraham Lincoln. Purely off the back of his Oscar winning performance in Lincoln, I have gone through a bit of a “Daniel Day-Lewis” phase, searching out and watching a lot of his back catalogue: There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York, The Boxer, The Crucible, In the Name of the Father, The Last of the Mohicans. The list is rather long and now, to that, we can add My Left Foot.

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