Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF is narrated by Death and set in Nazi Germany - a place and time when, as the narrator notes, he was extremely busy. Under the watchful eye and caustic musings of Death, a young girl named Liesel embarks upon a journey marked by discovery, courage, friendship - and the power to triumph over the most daunting obstacles.
Geoffrey Rush and Sophie Nelisse talk about the underlying issues of a town dominated by ruthless extremists in 'Downton Abbey' director Brian Percival's 'The Book Thief'.
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Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson star in this inspiring film based on the bestseller about Liesel, (Sophie Nélisse), a girl adopted by a German couple (Rush and Watson) who hide a Jew (Ben Schnetzer) from Hitler’s army. Soon Liesel discovers that words and imagination provide an escape from the events unfolding around her family in this extraordinary film directed by Brian Percival.
Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson star in this moving film based on the bestseller about a girl (Sophie Nélisse) who transforms the lives of those around her in World War II Germany.
A little girl in Nazi Germany learns to survive the horrors she experiences through reading in this adaptation of the acclaimed novel. Taken in by foster parents, young Liesel is able to overcome illiteracy and great loss with help from her kindly foster father (an exceptional Geoffrey Rush) and a young Jewish refugee the family agrees to hide. Emily Watson co-stars.
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