Nim’s Island 2008

Nim’s Island is a 2008 American film directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin. The film stars Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, and Gerard Butler.

The story is a adventure-fantasy film based on the book Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr, a Canadian-born Australian writer. A young girl, Nim, seeks help from the author of her favorite adventure series when her scientist father goes missing. Nim, though, lives on an island in the South Pacific. The author, Alexandra Rover, is an agoraphobic living in San Francisco. Rover overcomes her fears and sets out in search of Nim while Nim tries to overcome her fear of losing her father. In the meantime, a cruise ship company threatens to invade Nim’s island with uncouth tourists. The film was released on April 4, 2008.

Plot: Anything can happen on Nim’s Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl’s imagination. It is an existence that 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 their island, a twist of fate brings her together with Alexandra. Now they must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer Nim’s Island.
Cast
* Abigail Breslin as Nim Rusoe
* Jodie Foster as Alexandra Rover
* Gerard Butler as Jack Rusoe / Alex Rover
* Alphonso McAuley as Russell
* Morgan Griffin as Alice
* Michael Carman as Captain
* Christopher Baker as Ensign
* Maddison Joyce as Edmund




Watch Nim’s Island 2008 Trailer