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Nim's Island / 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.

Mazur, Paula. (Added Author). Bell, Alan Edward. (Added Author). Kwong, Joseph. (Added Author). Levin, Mark, 1965- (Added Author). Flackett, Jennifer. (Added Author). Breslin, Abigail, 1996- (Added Author). Foster, Jodie. (Added Author). Butler, Gerard, 1969- (Added Author). Orr, Wendy, 1953- Nim's Island. (Added Author). Walden Media (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 58 of 61 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 61 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron DVD 56 (Text) 75253000038543 DVD/Family Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria COMEDY NIM (Text) 37521530654609 AMPL Adult DVD Comedy Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F NIM'S 2350 (Text) 34706001135237 DVD Fiction Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell DVD (Text) 38144000243131 J DVD COLLECTION Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil DVD #1243 (Text) 38160000402386 Second Floor, DVD Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J DVD NIM (Text) 38209000704331 Juvenile DVD Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YADVD NIM'S (Text) 79361000047285 Young Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola DVD (Text) 33118000165935 Adult: DVD Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville DVD N-559 (Text) 78321000027522 AV Available -
Colfax-Perry Twp PL DVD FIC NIM (Text) 74121000078420 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen ed.].
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for mild adventure action and brief language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Electronic mail messages > Drama.
Island ecology > Drama.
Women authors, American > Drama.
Fictitious characters > Drama.
Padre e hija > Teatro.
Correo electronico > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Adventure > Feature.
Comedy > Feature.
Youth > Feature.
Family > Feature.
Feature films.
Adventure films.
Comedy films.

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