Nim is Marooned on a Mundane Island Fantasy – Borderland Film Review

NIM’S ISLAND isn’t exactly a Fantasy Island. It’s more like Devil’s Island, the French penal colony located in ‘Guiane’ in the Steve McQueen film, PAPILLON. Okay, I admit it; it’s not really that bad. I’m being mighty melodramatic to make a point: the film could have used a lot more fantastical melodrama because most thinking adults will find its fantasy adventure elements weak and a bit of a strain, even if very young girls—and maybe some little boys—find connection with it. It won’t bring in boys by the boatload, however, because there isn’t enough guy-type stuff going on and the whole adventure is too flat and uninspired to get the adrenaline flowing. This is the main reason that weakness in appeal goes double for most people with any age to them.
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