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Ember Days

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One day, a LARP group arrived at their usual spot in the park only to discover that they had forgotten to file the permit and a kickball game was already happening there.

Since they were already wearing their homespun jerkins and bodices, they decided to make a movie instead and Ember Days is the result. The result is as if the general concept of “fanfiction” became a motion picture.

Hermes has recruited a fallen angel named Azazel who is currently in the form of a snake to aid him in his battle against a Fairie Queen. Astute viewers might notice that all of those concepts come from wildly different religions and mythologies. It’s sort of like Ready Player One for anyone who has ever spelled the word “troop” with a U and an E. Like any legitimate film involving gods and deities, it takes place mostly in wet alleys and unfinished basements. Imagine the baseball scene in Twilight combined with one of those adult Quidditch leagues, but where several of the participants are wearing leather kilts and you’ll get a pretty good idea of what you’re in for.

Featuring those magical words every RiffTrax fan loves to hear “Written by, directed by, and starring the same guy”, please join Mike, Kevin, and Bill for Larps ‘n Laffs in this riff of Ember Days!

Written by: Conor Lastowka, Sean Thomason, Jason Miller, and Zachary Shatzer

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Burnable SD DVD Image (3.73 GB)

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Legacy devices (282.45 MB)
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Medium (815.18 MB)
High TV (480p) (1.29 GB)
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HD Medium 720p (1.29 GB)
HD High 1080p (7.38 GB)
Burnable SD DVD Image (3.73 GB)

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Poster art by Nina Matsumoto
Poster art by Nina Matsumoto

RiffMeter rating

Average: 9.4 (43 votes)

Content Rating


Adult language
Fantasy Violence
Photosensitivity warning

Movie Decade

Release date

May 17, 2024


69 minutes
Captions (Streaming Video)