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City of Ember [DVD videorecording] 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.

Contributor(s): Kenan, Gil | Thompson, Caroline, 1956- | Hanks, Tom | Goetzman, Gary, 1952- | Shareshian, Steven | Schofield, John D | Sachs, Diana Choi | Pérez Grobet, Xavier, 1964- | Ronan, Saoirse, 1994- | Treadaway, Harry, 1984- | Murray, Bill, 1950 September 21- | Landau, Martin, 1928- | Place, Mary Kay | Jones, Toby, 1967- | Jean-Baptiste, Marianne | Crook, Mackenzie, 1971- | Robbins, Tim, 1958- | Lockington, Andrew, 1974- | DuPrau, Jeanne. City of Ember | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation | Walden Media | Playtone (Firm) | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Technology and civilization -- Juvenile drama | Civilization, Subterranean -- Juvenile drama | Electric generators -- Juvenile drama | Teenagers -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile drama | Architects and builders -- Juvenile drama | Occupations -- Juvenile drama | Occupations -- Drama | Technology and civilization -- Drama | Civilization, Subterranean -- Drama | Electric generators -- Drama | Architects and builders -- Drama | Teenagers -- Conduct of life -- Drama | Film adaptations | Tecnología y civilización -- Teatro | Dínamos -- TeatroGenre/Form: Fantasy films. | Adventure films. | Fantasy films. | Action and adventure films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Fantasy -- Feature. | Adventure -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Contents:
Side A. City of Ember (full screen feature) -- Side B. City of Ember (widescreen feature).
Production 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.Summary: 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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DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround, double-sided.

English (Dolby 5.1), dubbed French (Dolby surround) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby surround) dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Mary Kay Place, Toby Jones, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Mackenzie Crook, Tim Robbins.

Production designer, Martin Laing ; edited by Zach Staenberg, Adam P. Scott ; costume designer, Ruth Myers ; music by Andrew Lockington ; visual effects supervisor, Eric Durst.

Based on the book "The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau.

MPAA rating: PG; for mild peril and some thematic elements.

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.

Side A. City of Ember (full screen feature) -- Side B. City of Ember (widescreen feature).

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