Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler.
Producer, Paula Mazur ; co-producer, Alan Edward Bell ; screenplay, Joseph Kwong & Paula Mazur and Mark Levin & Jennifer Flackett ; directors, Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Stuart Levy ; music, Patrick Doyle.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the novel "Nim's Island" by Wendy Orr.
MPAA rating: PG; for mild adventure action and brief language.
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.
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.
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