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As part of her preparation for the role, Jodie Foster read the same books that François Truffaut read when he was prepping his similarly themed film L'enfant sauvage (1970). Foster, being fluent in French, read them in their original language.
Jodie Foster has declared that this role is her personal favorite.
Jodie Foster originally planned to direct the film herself, but turned it over to Michael Apted instead.
InLiam Neesom and Natasha Richardson got married the same year as the movie's release, and had two sons.
A successful four-membered South Korean indie-rock band named themselves Nell after this movie.
The Swedish punk band Mimikry made a song called 'Nell' after watching this movie.
The lake Nell's cabin sits on is obviously an artificial one, likely produced by a dam built on a river. Inlets like hers, are the result of deep ravines in the landscape that fill up with water. The stone, which extend out into the water, and provide the setting for some of the film's more poignant moments, would never be found naturally in such an inlet; they would have been added for the film.
Fifteen minutes in, the Sheriff hands Dr. Lovell a photocopied newspaper article with a by-line of "by Mark Hutton". Mark Hutton is credited as having worked on props for the film.
The source play, written by Mark Handley, tells the story of Poto and Cabengo, twins who had developed their own secret language. It's based on his experience living in the Cascade Mountains in the 1970s.
Christina Applegate was offered the role of Paula, but turned the role down due to her commitment to Tuvikesed (1986).
Ally Sheedy turned down the role of Nell.
The movie lake scenes were filmed on Fontana Lake in Graham Country NC. For a time after the movie was filmed you could visit the site and see the cabin set and artifical stones which were placed in the lake .
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Liam Neeson||-||Jerome Lovell|
|Natasha Richardson||-||Paula Olsen|
|Richard Libertini||-||Alexander Paley|
|Nick Searcy||-||Todd Peterson|
|Robin Mullins||-||Mary Peterson|
|Jeremy Davies||-||Billy Fisher|
|O'Neal Compton||-||Don Fontana|
|Heather M. Bomba||-||Twin #1|
|Marianne E. Bomba||-||Twin #2|
|Sean Bridgers||-||Mike Ibarra|
|Stephanie Dawn Wood||-||Ruthie Lovell|
|Mary Lynn Riner||-||Janet Baring|