PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Alexander Selkirk, the real-life Scottish Royal Navy officer upon whom Daniel Defoe based his fictional castaway Robinson Crusoe, is referenced in the names of at least five character in this movie: Jack Rusoe, Nim Rusoe, Alex Rover, Alexandra Rover and Selkie, the sea lion.
My dad always told me stories about her- How she was this great oceanographer. Stories about the baby they had and how my mom just had to name her... Nim. She invented that name. At least that's how my dad tells the story. That's all my mother is to...
When Nim was trying to reach Jack after a big storm, the satellite is shown to be working properly underwater despite having it being detached from the phone.
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