City of Ember

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Mixed or average reviews - based on 27 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 54 Ratings

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

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Runtime: 90 min
Rating: Rated PG for mild peril and some thematic elements.
Production: Playtone
Genres: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Family
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 20, 2009
Director Credit
Gil Kenan Director
Writer Credit
Caroline Thompson Screenplay
Jeanne Duprau Book "The City Of Ember"
Principal Cast Credit
Bill Murray Mayor Cole
Toby Jones Barton Snode
Cast Credit
B.J. Hogg Mayor's Guard
Conor MacNeill Student #3
David Ryall Chief Builder
Eoin McAndrew Student #1
Harry Treadaway Doon Harrow
Ian McElhinney Builder
Lara McIvor Roner
Lorraine Hilton Miss Thorn
Lucinda Dryzek Lizzie Bisco
Matt Jessup Joss
Myles Thompson Smat
Rachel Morton Student #2
Tim Robbins Loris Harrow
Producer Credit
Diana Choi Executive Producer
Gary Goetzman Producer
John D. Schofield Executive Producer
Steve Shareshian Producer
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