City of Ember

City of Ember (2008)

Escape is the only option

  • Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 2008-10-07
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 1290 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 30min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Playtone
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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, before the the lights go out forever.

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    Production Tom Hanks Producer
    Writing Caroline Thompson Screenplay
    Production Gail Stevens Casting
    Editing Zach Staenberg Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Sallie Jaye Makeup Designer
    Production David Rubin Casting
    Art Martin Laing Production Design
    Art Jon Billington Supervising Art Director
    Production John D. Schofield Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Vera Mitchell Hair Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Ruth Myers Costume Design
    Production Gary Goetzman Producer
    Production Richard Hicks Casting
    Camera Xavier Grobet Director of Photography
    Directing Gil Kenan Director
    Production Diana Choi Executive Producer
    Production Steven Shareshian Producer
    Sound Andrew Lockington Music
    Writing Jeanne Duprau Author
    Editing Adam P. Scott Editor
    Art James Foster Art Direction
    Art Celia Bobak Set Decoration
    Art Ashleigh Jeffers Art Direction
    Production Kelly Valentine Hendry Casting Associate
    Costume & Make-Up Camille Benda Assistant Costume Designer
    Costume & Make-Up William McPhail Costume Supervisor
    Visual Effects Pimentel A. Raphael Animation Supervisor
    Directing Sue Field Script Supervisor
    Art Chris Appelhans Conceptual Design
    Production Christina Mullin Casting Associate
    Art Ross Bradshaw Art Direction