History Film / MyLeftFoot

4th Aug '17 8:25:18 PM TroperBeDoper
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BarBrawl

to:

* %%* BarBrawl



* OscarBait

to:

* OscarBaitOscarBait: And it worked, giving Day-Lewis his first Best Actor win.
3rd Jun '17 11:59:09 AM EazyCheeze
Is there an issue? Send a Message


--> "You meant Platonic love, didn't you? I've had Platonic love all me life, and you know what I say? [[AtomicFStrike FUCK PLATO]]! And fuck any love that isn't a hundred percent commitment!"

to:

--> "You meant Platonic love, didn't you? I've had Platonic love all me life, and you know what I say? [[AtomicFStrike [[PrecisionFStrike FUCK PLATO]]! And fuck any love that isn't a hundred percent commitment!"
3rd Jun '17 11:58:31 AM EazyCheeze
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: Christy to Eileen when they're out dining after the showing at Peter's gallery. It does not go well, [[AllLoveIsUnrequited as Eileen's already engaged to Peter]]:
--> "You meant Platonic love, didn't you? I've had Platonic love all me life, and you know what I say? [[AtomicFStrike FUCK PLATO]]! And fuck any love that isn't a hundred percent commitment!"
** It all goes downhill from there, and is most likely the start of Christy's alcoholism (before, he would just drink socially)...
14th Apr '15 8:24:20 AM STFilmmaker
Is there an issue? Send a Message
14th Apr '15 8:24:01 AM STFilmmaker
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* SophisticatedAsHell: Christie is a poet and a painter, but even he is prone to this trope. Dr. Eileen Cole, just rolls with it, when she offered to teach him speech therapy.
--> '''Christie:''' Fuck off.
--> '''Eileen:''' If you work with me, I'll help you say fuck off more clearly.
--> '''
14th Dec '14 4:35:18 PM eroock
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheUnFavourite: Averted. Despite the hardship he's causing, Christie gets all the parental support one can think of, especially by his mother.

to:

* TheUnFavourite: TheUnfavourite: Averted. Despite the hardship he's causing, Christie gets all the parental support one can think of, especially by his mother.
14th Dec '14 4:34:44 PM eroock
Is there an issue? Send a Message


The novel was made into a [[TheFilmOfTheBook 1989 oscar-winning drama]] directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Creator/DanielDayLewis as Christy Brown and Brenda Fricker as his mother.

to:

The novel was made into a an [[TheFilmOfTheBook 1989 oscar-winning drama]] in 1989 directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Creator/DanielDayLewis as Christy Brown and Brenda Fricker as his mother.
14th Dec '14 4:34:05 PM eroock
Is there an issue? Send a Message


The novel was made into a 1989 oscar-winning drama directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Creator/DanielDayLewis as Christy Brown and Brenda Fricker as his mother.

to:

The novel was made into a [[TheFilmOfTheBook 1989 oscar-winning drama drama]] directed by Jim Sheridan, starring Creator/DanielDayLewis as Christy Brown and Brenda Fricker as his mother.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Christie's father. He comes across as somewhat cold at first, but when Christie writes "MOTHER" on the floor, he takes him for a drink. Perhaps his most heart of gold moment comes when he takes over from Christie's mother to build Christie a room.
* TheFilmOfTheBook

to:

* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Christie's father. He comes across as somewhat cold at first, but when Christie writes "MOTHER" on the floor, he takes him for a drink. Perhaps his most heart of gold moment comes when he takes over from Christie's mother to build Christie a room. \n* TheFilmOfTheBook
14th Dec '14 4:33:05 PM eroock
Is there an issue? Send a Message


'''''My Left Foot''''' is the 1954 autobiography of Irish cerebral palsy victim [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christy_Brown Christy Brown]]. Paralyzed from birth, Brown is written off as retarded and helpless. But Christy's indomitable mother never gives up on the boy. Using his left foot, the only part of his body not afflicted, Brown learns to write. He grows up to become a well-known author and painter.

to:

'''''My ''My Left Foot''''' Foot'' is the 1954 autobiography of Irish cerebral palsy victim [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christy_Brown Christy Brown]]. Paralyzed from birth, Brown is written off as retarded and helpless. But Christy's indomitable mother never gives up on the boy. Using his left foot, the only part of his body not afflicted, Brown learns to write. He grows up to become a well-known author and painter.
16th Nov '14 9:37:16 AM CynicalBastardo
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ObfuscatingDisability: Chrisite hatches a plan to get free coal by using himself to distract the coalmen while his brothers loosened the truck's tailgate, causing the coal to fall out.
This list shows the last 10 events of 14. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.MyLeftFoot