The Book Thief

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Original title The Book Thief
Category Drama, History
UK Release Date
Production year 2013
Production Country
Directors Brian Percival
Cast Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, Heike Makatsch, Gotthard Lange, Rainer Reiners, Kirsten Block, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Nico Liersch, Julian Lehmann, Ludger Bökelmann, Paul Schalper, Nozomi Linus Kaisar, Oliver Stokowski, Robert Beyer
Distributor 20th Century Fox


Directed by Brian Percival (Downton Abbey), The Book Thief is based on the beloved international bestselling book and tells the story of Liesel (Sophie Nélisse), an extraordinary and courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. She learns to read with encouragement from her new family (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) and Max (Ben Schnetzer), a Jewish refugee who they are hiding under the stairs. For Liesel and Max, the power of words and imagination become the only escape from the tumultuous events happening around them. The Book Thief is a life-affirming story of survival and of the resilience of the human spirit..