10 Reasons We Love Golden Globe Honoree Jodie Foster
5) She gave us the language of Nell
Back in 1994 Jodie very earnestly made Nell, about a woman raised virtually by wolves, isolated and alone, in a remote cabin in Appalachia. The film costarred Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson, and Jodie landed an Oscar nomination for the part. Despite the film’s serious themes the language of Nell has become highly quotable. Who can forget such arresting dialogue as this? “Chicka, chicka, chickabee. / T'ee an me an t'ee an me. / Ressa, ressa, ressa me, / Chicka, chicka, chickabee.”
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