Based on the on the 2003 novel of the same name by Jeanne Duprau, “City of Ember,” directed by Gil Kenan, is about two children, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, who live in the City of Ember, which was built underground to last for 200 years. Having reached its tenure, Ember’s energy sources begin to fade, due to a generator malfunction. It is up to Lina and Doon to search for clues to unlock ancient mysteries about their city, to save it and its people before it’s too late.
Starring Bull Murray, Saorise Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Martin Landau and Tim Robbins, The actual city of Ember was built in a paint hall in the shipyard of Harland and Wolff in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. “City of Ember” was also filmed in England, Romania, Berlin and Prague and is slated for release on October 10, 2008.
Catch the trailer below!