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The Book Thief

In 1938, young orphan Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) arrives at the home of her new foster parents, Hans (Geoffrey Rush) and Rosa (Emily Watson) . When Hans, a kindly housepainter, learns that Liesel cannot read, he teaches the child the wonders of the written language. Liesel grows to love books, even rescuing one from a Nazi bonfire. Though Liesel's new family barely scrape by, their situation becomes even more precarious when they secretly shelter a Jewish boy whose father once saved Hans' life.
 
  • Genres: Historical drama
  • Running Time: 127 minutes
  • Release Date: Friday, November 8, 2013
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13 [ Intense Thematic Material, Some Violence ]
  • Starring: Geoffrey Rush [Hans Hubermann], Emily Watson [Rosa], Sophie Nélisse [Liesel Meminger], Nico Liersch [Rudy], Ben Schnetzer [Max Vandenburg], Levin Liam [Franz], Barbara Auer [Frau Hermann], Roger Allam [Voice of Death], Kirsten Block [Frau Heinrich], Carina Wiese [Barbara Steiner], Hildegard Schroedter [Frau Becker], Sandra Nedeleff [Sarah], Mike Maas [Rolf Fischer]
  • Directed by: Brian Percival [Director], Michael Petroni [Screenwriter], Karen Rosenfelt [Producer], Ken Blancato [Producer], Redmond Morris [Executive Producer], Florian Ballhaus [Cinematographer], John Wilson [Film Editor], John Williams [Original Music], Simon Elliott [Production Design], Bill Crutcher [Supervising Art Direction], Anja Müller [Art Director], Jens Lockmann [Art Director], Mark Rosinski [Set Decoration], Anna Sheppard [Costume Designer], Kate Dowd [Casting]
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