The Book Thief(Movie, 2013)

| 2h 11min | Genre: Drama
The Book ThiefRating: 3.8/5 (with 17231,723 votes)
The Book Thief is a 2013 war drama film directed by Brian Percival and starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, and Sophie Nélisse. The film is based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Markus Zusak and adapted by Michael Petroni. The film is about a young girl living with her adoptive German family during the Nazi era. Taught to read by her kind-hearted foster father, the girl begins "borrowing" books and sharing them with the Jewish refugee being sheltered by her foster parents in their home. The film features a musical score by Oscar-winning composer John Williams. The Book Thief premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 3, 2013, and was released for general distribution in the United States on November 8, 2013. The film received mixed reviews upon its theatrical release with some reviewers praising its "fresher perspective on the war" and its focus on the "consistent thread of humanity" in the story, with... ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Book Thief

Academy Award for Best Original Score

About The Book Thief

While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.

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Additional Information

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Shot in: Germany
Plays in: Bavaria
Based on the work of: Markus Zusak ("The Book Thief")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: German (DE), English (EN)
Translated into 29 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/08/2013
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Die Buecherdiebin"
"A Menina que Roubava Livros"
"Zlodejka knih"
"Die Bücherdiebin"
"La ladrona de libros"
"La Voleuse de livres"
"A könyvtolvaj"
"Złodziejka Książek"
Revenue: 76,586,316 USD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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