October 10, 2008
Studio: Fox Walden
Director: Gil Kenan
MPAA Rating: PG (for mild peril and some thematic elements)
Screenwriter: Caroline Thompson
Starring: Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Toby Jones, Mary Kay Place
Official website: CityofEmber.com
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.