Living on a South Pacific island with her scientist dad (Gerard Butler), young Nim (Abigail Breslin) turns to books by Alexandra Ryder (Jodie Foster) for escape while he conducts his research. When her father goes missing, Nim implores Ryder-whom she thinks is writing real-life adventure tales-to come to her aid, leading the novelist to confront fears her fictional heroine faces with ease. Family fantasy co-stars Michael Carman, Rhonda Doyle. 96 min. 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary with Foster, Breslin, more; deleted scenes; featurettes; theatrical trailers.