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The book thief [DVD].

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BIB ID#1711142
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The book thief

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1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Title from web page. Originally released as a motion picture in 2013. Special features: Deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nelisse, Roger Allam, Ben Schnetzer. The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family₂s home, escape from the events unfolding around them.

Reviews and Notes

Music and Video Summary ->  A young girl (Sophie Nelisse) living with foster parents (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) in Nazi Germany begins collecting forbidden books and sharing them with the Jewish refugee hiding in her home in this war drama adapted from Markus Zusak's book by screenwriter Michael Petroni (The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys) and director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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This is a very well made movie with a marvelous cast. However, the book is much better. There are various details that are left out and events that are changed. That's to be expected in a movie, though, for time constraints. The story is still interesting. The only problem is that the horrors of World War II and the aftermath of that war is not really covered in this movie. Anyway, I highly recommend this movie for the excellent acting by a wonderful cast! They give the movie life.