Jodie Foster was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of a young woman who developed a language all her own while living alone with her disabled mother in the Smokey Mountains. After the mother dies, Foster is faced with institutionalization, but doctor Liam Neeson attempts to communicate with her and help her assimilate into society. Natasha Richardson co-stars. 112 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary by Foster, others; featurette; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actress (Jodie Foster)
- Michael Apted
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini, Nick Searcy, Jeremy Davies, O'Neal Compton, Heather M. Bomba, Marianne E Bomba, Sean Bridgers, Joe Inscoe, Lucile Mcintyre, Al Wiggins, Robin Rochelle, Marlon Jackson