Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ... See full summary »
Nell is a girl who's been brought up in an isolated world. The only people she knew were her mother and twin sister. They lived together in a cottage in the forest. Nobody has ever met Nell. After her mother's death, she's discovered by the local doctor Jerome. He's fascinated by her, since she speaks a mangled language, developed by her sister and herself growing up, "twin speak" if you will. But Paula, a psychology student, wants her observed in a laboratory. The judge decides they get three months to observe her in the forest, after which he'll decide about Nell's future. Written by
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The Swedish punk band Mimikry made a song called 'Nell' after watching this movie. See more »
(at around 14 mins) The depth of the water Jerry is in changes. See more »
We shouldn't be watching this.
Why not? I think she's beautiful.
You think I'm planning to abuse the doctor-patient relationship.
No. Just because I think she's beautiful doesn't mean I want to have sex with her. I mean, I think you're beautiful, but...
No, wait. I didn't mean... I'm sorry...
It's ok, I'm a big girl!
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Nell is one of the most captivating, moving and thought provoking films I have ever seen in my life. The acting all round is superb, including a truly fine performance by Jodie Foster. This film is nothing short of spectacular, boasting a strong script, beautiful scenery and excellent direction. Overall, Nell is nothing short of breath taking. I strongly advise to see it. You won't be disappointed.
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