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Title City of Ember [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.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2009]


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 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs    J CIT    DUE 08-21-19
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book "The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Contents Side A. City of Ember (full screen feature) -- Side B. City of Ember (widescreen feature).
Credits Director of photography, Xavier PĂ©rez Grobet ; 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 street lamps start to fade--along with the hopes and dreams of the townspeople. Now it's 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 darkness forever!"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for mild peril and some thematic elements.
System Details DVD, double-sided, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Technology and civilization -- Juvenile drama.
Civilization, Subterranean -- Juvenile drama.
Teenagers -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile drama.
Genre/Form Fantasy films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kenan, Gil
Thompson, Caroline
Hanks, Tom
Goetzman, Gary, 1952-
Shareshian, Steven
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.
Standard No. 024543563396
Music No. 2256339 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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