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City of Ember (2008)

City of Ember

Overview


Genre

Adventure, Fantasy

Release Date

October 10, 2008

MPAA Rating

PG

Studio

Fox-Walden

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Gil Kenan

Producer

Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman

Screenwriter

Caroline Thompson

Starring

Story


For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, and help the citizens escape before the lights go out forever.

Pictures (13 photos)


Bill Murray stars as The Mayor of Ember in Fox-Walden's City of Ember (2008)
Harry Treadaway stars as Doon Harrow and Saoirse Ronan stars as Lina Mayfleet in Fox-Walden's City of Ember (2008)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon
"City of Ember" New York City Premiere - Arrivals
Oct 07, 2008
Gil Kenan
"City of Ember" New York City Premiere - Arrivals
Oct 07, 2008

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..consistently compelling..”
by Nathan Rabin [Onion AV Club]
“..exciting, and compelling..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..fun and moving..”
by Cammila Albertson [TV Guide]