City of Ember

City of Ember2008

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, David Ryall, Harry Treadaway, Mary Kay Place
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Rating: PG
Runtime: 90 minutes

City of Ember is a 2008 film based on novel of the same title by Jeanne DuPrau about an underground city that was only meant to last for 200 years. When the city starts falling apart, two friends race against time to try and find a way out and save … more »

Builder #1:
Secure the box. Set it for 200 years. We'll keep them in the city for 200 years.

[Builder #2 sets the years]

Builder #3:
You're certain that'll be long enough?

Builder #1:
None of us can be certain of anything. We can hope. Growing up with no knowledge of a world outside, future generations will be spared sorrow for what they've lost. [puts his glasses on] For the good of all mankind. [closes the box]

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