PMDB > All Movies > C > City of Ember
bar orange to black
City of Ember (2008)  link to City of Ember on IMDb  

Number: 684

cover City of Ember

IMDb Rating:
star star star star star star star star star star
6.4/10 (31101 votes)

Country: USA, 90 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director(s): Gil Kenan

Cast: David Ryall, Ian McElhinney, Harry Treadaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Murray, Toby Jones, Lucinda Dryzek, B.J. Hogg, Matt Jessup, Lara McIvor

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Storyline: When mankind is about to come to an end, a group of scientists decide to create and populate a city deep underground. The city of Ember is to last for 200 years after which its inhabitants are to retrieve from a strong box instructions to return to the surface. Over time however, the message is lost and life in Ember is rapidly deteriorating. Their power supply is failing and food is being rationed. It's left to two young adults to unearth the secret of Ember and to lead the way out.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1