The Book Thief

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2013 | Drama Teen

A spirited and courageous young girl transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a new family in World War II Germany. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, November 8, 2013

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Geoffrey Rush
Hans Hubermann
Ben Schnetzer
Refugee Max
Nico Liersch
Rudy Steiner
Kirsten Block
Frau Heinrich
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DIRECTOR

Brian Percival

Screenwriter

Michael Petroni

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Storylines 2 more

Follows a spirited young girl named Liesel (Sophie Nelisse) who witnesses the horrors of Nazi Germany while in the care of foster parents, played by Rush and Watson. The girl arrives with a stolen book and begins collecting other tomes, learning to read while her stepparents harbor a Jewish refugee (Ben Schnetzer) under the stairs.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the novel by Markus Zusak. Optioned in 2006.

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