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Nominated For/Won Awards   1994   3.6★ 113 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13


Unknown Nominee: Best Actress for Jodie Foster in 1995
Unknown Nominee: Best Motion Picture (Drama) in 1995
Unknown Nominee: Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) in 1995


When Dr. Jerome Lovell (Liam Neeson) and Dr. Paula Olsen (Natasha Richardson) discover Nell (Jodie Foster), who lives alone in a remote backwoods area of North Carolina, they're astonished to find a woman who has formed her own language after being cut off from civilization. Michael Apted directs this intense version of Fran├žois Truffaut's earlier The Wild Child. Foster was nominated for a 1995 Best Actress Oscar for her gripping performance.

Directed By

Michael Apted
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