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
Release DateU.S.The Book Thief was released on
Friday, November 8, 2013 Nationwide Release
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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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.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the novel by Markus Zusak. Optioned in 2006.