Nim's Island

Nim's Island
  • 2008
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • U
  • Directed by: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
  • Written by: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin, Joseph Kwon, Paula Mazur, Book:, Wendy Orr
  • Cast: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler
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Adapted from Wendy Orr's popular book about what happens when agoraphobic authoress Alexandra Ryder (Foster) is contacted by winsome brat Nim (Breslin), whose scientist father Jack (Butler) has gone missing. Breslin and Butler adapt well to the frothy postmodern adventure but Foster's attempts at slapstick are embarrassingly crude and obvious, lessening any emotional impact.

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Nim’s Island

24 Apr 20082 stars

FAMILY/ADVENTURE (U) 95min Jodie Foster tries vainly to kick-start a career as a children’s entertainer in, a post-modern adventure aimed squarely at undemanding family audiences. Co-directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin, who made the similarly…

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