Thursday, 13 September 2012

City of Ember (2008 movie)

Released: 2008
Directed by:
Gil Kenan
United States

Plot synopsis

''City of Ember'' is a wonderful film. It's story is: when a nuclear war is taking place, an underground city Ember is built which can give shelter to humans. Instructions to future generation is kept on a box and that very box is placed on the City; the mayors are to hand the box to his or her successor (the box is to be opened after 200 years). 47 years left on the time-lock, the mayor who is looking after the box suddenly dies. Then, when the box reach 200 years... Everything in the wonderful underground city is getting wrong: generators fail, supply of food is reducing, blackouts are becoming common... What will happen now? (This movie is based on the novel by Jeanne DuPrau).


Saoirse Ronan as Lina
Harry Treadaway as Doon
Bill Murray as Mayor Cole
Toby Jones as Barton Snode
Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Clary
Liz Smith as Granny
Tim Robbins as Loris Harrow
Amy Quinn and Catherine Quinn as Poppy Mayfleet

My opinion

I won't say that this movie is great. However, its a nice film, and is very much interesting to watch. 

3 out of 5.

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