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City of Ember

Rating:PG (for mild peril and some thematic elements)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Family, SciFi/Fantasy
Release Date:October 10, 2008
Running time:95 minutes
Cast:Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Saoirse Ronan, Martin Landau, Mackenzie Crook
Director:Gil Kenan
Producer:Tom Hanks
Writer:Jeanne Duprau, Caroline Thompson
Distributor:Fox Walden

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Description: 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.

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