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Teen Shauna
Sophie Nelisse
Played by Sophie Nelisse

Shauna is one of the "lucky" few survivors of the crash.

Sophie can most recently be seen starring as the lead in 47 Meters Down: Uncaged and in the Netflix film Close, written and directed by Vicky Jewson, opposite Noomi Rapace. Sophie’s other recent film credits include Nathan Morlando’s Mean Dreams (opposite Josh Wiggins Bill Paxton & Colin Feor), which premiered at Cannes 2016; Radu Mihaileanu’s The History of Love (with Gemma Arterton & Derek Jacobi); Stephen Herek’s The Great Gilly Hopkins (opposite Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, Octavia Spencer & Julia Stiles), and Dominic James’s Wait 'Til Helen Comes.

Sophie is best known for her lead role in Brian Percival’s critically-acclaimed feature The Book Thief for Fox 2000 opposite Geoffrey Rush & Emily Watson, and for starring in Philippe Falardeau’s Monsieur Lazhar, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and earned Sophie a Genie Award for her performance in the film. Sophie was also in Edward Zwick’s Pawn Sacrifice (with Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber) for Lionsgate, and more recently starred in Oscar-nominee Yan England’s directorial debut, 1:54.  

She was also the co-lead of The Rest of Us directed by Aisling Chin-Yee, which premiered to great response and a Best Canadian Feature nomination at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.