City Of Ember DVD £3.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV
City Of Ember DVD £3.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV

City Of Ember DVD £3.99 + Free Delivery @ HMV

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MONSTER HOUSE director Gil Kenan takes the helm for this children's fantasy about two young heroes who attempt to solve an ancient mystery in time to prevent their underground city from being swallowed by darkness. The City of Ember was built over 200 year ago, deep below the earth, where the destruction of a mass-scale disaster couldn't reach it. Equipped with a massive generator and vast supplies, the people of Ember have thrived happily for generations -- but the city wasn't meant to be lived in forever. The generator is breaking down and the supplies are running out, but two centuries in isolation have robbed the Emberites of their knowledge -- nobody knows how the electric lights work anymore, and nobody understands that there's something beyond the city besides darkness. Nobody, that is, besides Lina (Saoirse Ronan) and Doon (Harry Treadaway), two teenagers who still have the hope that everyone else has lost to ignorance and apathy -- not to mention a sheet of instructions left by the Builders themselves explaining how to leave the city. But the 200-year-old paper is falling apart, and pieces are missing. So with the lights threatening to flicker out for the last time and leave Ember in darkness forever, Lina and Doon set out on an adventure through the streets, sewers, and dark caverns of Ember to put the pieces back together. To solve the mystery, they'll have to get inside the Builders' heads, and avoid the grasp of corrupt Mayor Cole (Bill Murray), who wants to keep Ember the way it is -- no matter what the cost.


Good price and a very good film even for us old adults !!

Saw this on the plane last year and i have to say it is the worst movie i have ever seen. What were tim robbins and bill murray thinking when signing on to this!?

Good price though and for those that can possibly enjoy this film H+R added

Have to be honest, this really wasn't that great a film, but I guess it may keep the kids interested. But don't count on it!

Huh I love this movie - very nice movie for the young and young of heart

decent, fun movie!!

"Ember" means (hu)man in my language. :-)
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