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Fourteen year old Nim lives on ‘her’ island with her scientist Dad, Jack and his research assistant Felix. Nim’s favourite thing is to go swimming amongst the coral with her best friend Selkie the sealion, collecting samples of protozea (creatures made of just one cell) for her Dad.
One day though, they receive news that developers are looking to buy the island to build a resort on it. While Jack goes back to the mainland of Australia to prevent this happening, Nim stays behind with Felix to look for some endangered species which would ensure the safety of the island.
At the same time, a boy called Edmund arrives on the island, having persuaded a rogue trader called Booker, to row him out there. Things get rather nasty when Booker and his sons try to poach the island’s native endangered species.
Some slapstick violence done for laughs in this movie such as:
There are also some scenes which could scare younger kids such as:
The message of the story is the importance of preserving the environment and our endangered animals.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age