Nim's Island [videorecording] / Walden Media ; produced by Paula Mazur ; co-produced by Alan Edward Bell ; screenplay by Joseph Kwong & Paula Mazur and Mark Levin & Jennifer Flackett ; directed by Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin.
- ISBN: 6312180565 : DVD
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: [Widescreen ed.].
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
Title from container.
Based on the novel "Nim's Island" by Wendy Orr.
Special features: Commentary with writer and directors Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett; commentary with Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin; "Nim's friends" featurette; "Abigail's journey" featurette; "Working on water" featurette; deleted scenes; theatrical trailers.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Stuart Levy ; music, Patrick Doyle ; costume designer, Jeffrey Kurland ; production designer, Barry Robinson.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler.
Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island.
When her scientist father disappears at sea, a young girl living on a remote island calls upon her favorite adventure novelist via e-mail to help her find him.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG; for mild adventure action and brief language.
MPAA rating: PG.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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