Nim's Island
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Published
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2008.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
024543527527, 024543527572

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel "Nim's Island" by Wendy Orr.
General Note
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.
General Note
Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Stuart Levy ; music, Patrick Doyle ; costume designer, Jeffrey Kurland ; production designer, Barry Robinson.
Participants/Performers
Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for mild adventure action and brief language.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bell, A. E., Breslin, A., Butler, G., Flackett, J., Foster, J., Kwong, J., Levin, M., Mazur, P., & Orr, W. (2008). Nim's Island ([Widescreen ed.].). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alan Edward. Bell et al.. 2008. Nim's Island. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alan Edward. Bell et al.. Nim's Island 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bell, Alan Edward., et al. Nim's Island [Widescreen ed.]., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2008.

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