City of Ember
City of Ember
Directed By Gil Kenan
Written By Caroline Thompson
Cast Saoirse Ronan, Bill Murray, Harry Treadaway, Tim Robbins
Produced By Seth Hanchett, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Steven Shareshian
Film Editing By Zach Staenberg, Adam P. Scott
Cinematography By Xavier Perez Grobet
Music By Andrew Lockington

Walden Media, Playtone


United States, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom



Release Date

October 10, 2008


90 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

20th Century Fox

Budget $55,000,000
Gross $17,929,684
Based on The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau



  • Saoirse Ronan as Lina Mayfleet
  • Harry Treadaway as Doon Harrow
  • Bill Murray as Mayor Cole
  • Toby Jones as Barton Snode
  • Martin Landau as Sul
  • Tim Robbins as Loris "Barrow" Harrow
  • Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Clary Lane
  • Liz Smith as Granny Mayfleet
  • Amy Quinn as Poppy Mayfleet
  • Catherine Quinn as Poppy Mayfleet
  • Mary Kay Place as Mrs. Murdo
  • Mackenzie Crook as Looper
  • Lucinda Dryzek as Lizzie Bisco
  • Matt Jessup as Joss
  • Simon Kunz as Captain Fleery
  • Ian McElhinney as a Builder



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