Summary: After his cruise ship discovery of Nim and her beautiful island, Edmund tries to explain the wonder of his find to his classmates only to find that nobody will believe him. Frustrated, Edmund runs away and sneaks aboard the same fateful cruise ship as his last adventure and steals a row boat to make his way to Nim’s Island.
At the same time, Nim’s world is turning upside down, as she’s faced with the possibility of having to move to the mainland for her father to pursue his scientific research. Left alone for her last weekend on the island, Nim finds Edmund, as well as the pirate animal poachers that followed him! Soon, Nim and Edmund are in a stealth battle of cunning and wits to rescue her beloved sea lion Selkie. With Nim’s know-how and Edmund’s bravery, they are able to defeat the pirates and maybe even solve the scientific mystery that would allow Nim to stay on her beloved Island.
Australian Cinema Release Date: 4th April, 2013
Australian DVD Release Date: TBA
Director: Brendan Maher
Screenwriter: Ray Boseley, Cathy Randall, Wendy Orr (novel)
Cast: Nathan Derrick (Felix), Sebastian Gregory (Poacher), Bindi Irwin (Nim), Matthew Lillard (Jack), Jack Pearson (Poacher), Toby Wallace (Edmund), John Waters (Poacher)
Runtime: 90 mins
Dave Griffiths’s ‘Return To Nim’s Island’ Review: Please check Dave’s review of ‘Return To Nim’s Island’ that is available on the Helium Entertainment Channel.
Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘Return To Nim’s Island′: Check Episode #27 (available 11th April, 2013) of our The Good The Bad The Ugly Podcast for a more in-depth review of ‘Return To Nim’s Island’.