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  • City of Ember (2008)
  • PG
    90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
City of Ember (2008)
PG
90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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.
Director
Writers
Caroline Thompson (screenplay) | Jeanne Duprau (book "The City of Ember")
Producers
Gary Goetzman | Tom Hanks | Steve Shareshian (as Steven Shareshian)
Cinematographer
Xavier Grobet (as Xavier PĂ©rez Grobet)
Casting Directors
Production Designer
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Release date
Oct 10, 2008 (United States)

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42 cast members
Name Known for
Saoirse Ronan
Lina Mayfleet Lina Mayfleet   See fewer
David Ryall
Chief Builder Chief Builder   See fewer
Harry Treadaway
Doon Harrow Doon Harrow   See fewer
Bill Murray
Mayor Cole Mayor Cole   See fewer
Mary Kay Place
Mrs. Murdo Mrs. Murdo   See fewer
Tim Robbins
Loris Harrow Loris Harrow   See fewer
Toby Jones
Barton Snode Barton Snode   See fewer
Ian McElhinney
Builder Builder   See fewer
B.J. Hogg
Mayor's Guard Mayor's Guard   See fewer
Lucinda Dryzek
Lizzie Bisco Lizzie Bisco   See fewer
Matt Ayleigh
Joss (as Matt Jessup) Joss (as Matt Jessup)   See fewer
Liam Burke
Mr. Boaz Mr. Boaz   See fewer
Eoin McAndrew
Student Student   See fewer
Rachel Morton
Student Student   See fewer
Conor MacNeill
Student Student   See fewer
Lorraine Hilton
Miss Thorn Miss Thorn   See fewer
Liz Smith
Granny Granny   See fewer
Amy Quinn
Poppy Poppy   See fewer
Simon Kunz
Captain Fleery Captain Fleery   See fewer
Frankie McCafferty
Arbin Swinn Arbin Swinn   See fewer
Heathcote Williams
Sadge Merrall Sadge Merrall   See fewer
Maureen Dow
Mrs. Sample Mrs. Sample   See fewer
Becky Stark
Song Master Song Master   See fewer
Mark Mulholland
Portrait Painter Portrait Painter   See fewer
Valerie O'Connor
Person in Line Person in Line   See fewer
Ann Queensberry
Doctor Tower Doctor Tower   See fewer
Brid Ni Chionaola
Seely Schnap Seely Schnap   See fewer
Laura Webster
Townsperson Townsperson   See fewer
Terry Bamber
Third man in line (uncredited) Third man in line (uncredited)   See fewer
Bernadette Dobbin
Various (uncredited) Various (uncredited)   See fewer
Judy Donovan
Mayor's Secretary (uncredited) Mayor's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
Cathal J. Ferris
Messenger / Pipe Worker (uncredited) Messenger / Pipe Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Jot Maxi
Street Sweeper (uncredited) Street Sweeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Christopher Lee Parson
Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited) Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Megan Riordan
Believer (uncredited) Believer (uncredited)   See fewer
Drew Thompson
Other Believer (uncredited) Other Believer (uncredited)   See fewer
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