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City of Ember

Author: Gil KenanCaroline ThompsonTom HanksGary GoetzmanSteven ShareshianAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Juvenile works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Fantasy
Adventure
Juvenile drama
Teatro
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Kenan; Caroline Thompson; Tom Hanks; Gary Goetzman; Steven Shareshian; John D Schofield; Diana Choi Sachs; Xavier Pérez Grobet; Saoirse Ronan; Harry Treadaway; Bill Murray; Martin Landau; Mary Kay Place; Toby Jones; Marianne Jean-Baptiste; Mackenzie Crook; Tim Robbins; Andrew Lockington; Jeanne DuPrau; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Walden Media.; Playtone (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 275447500
Language Note: English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby surround) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby surround) dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book "The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau.
Credits: Production designer, Martin Laing ; edited by Zach Staenberg, Adam P. Scott ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; music by Andrew Lockington ; visual effects supervisor, Eric Durst.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Mary Kay Place, Toby Jones, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Mackenzie Crook, Tim Robbins.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for mild peril and some thematic elements.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, double-sided.
Contents: Side A. City of Ember (full screen feature) --
Side B. City of Ember (widescreen feature).
Responsibility: 20th Century Fox ; Walden Media presents a Playtone production ; directed by Gil Kenan ; screenplay by Caroline Thompson ; produced by Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Steven Shareshian ; executive producers, John D. Schofield, Diana Choi Sachs ; director of photography, Xavier Pérez Grobet.
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For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness.

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