The Book Thief (2013)

The Book Thief (2013) is a Drama, War film directed by Brian Percival – In 1938, the young girl Liesel Meminger is traveling by train with her mother and her younger brother when he dies. Her mother buries the boy in a cemetery by the tracks and Liesel picks up a book, “The Gravediggers Handbook”, which was left on the grave of her brother and brings it with her. Liesel is delivered to a foster family in a small town and later she learns that her mother left her because she is a communist. Her stepmother, Rosa Hubermann, is a rude but caring woman and her stepfather, Hans Hubermann, is a simple kind-hearted man. Liesel befriends her next door neighbor, the boy Rudy Steiner, and they go together to the school. When Hans discovers that Liesel cannot read, he teaches her using her book and Liesel becomes an obsessed reader. During a Nazi speech where the locals are forced to burn books in a bonfire, Liesel recovers one book for her and the Major’s wife Ilsa Hermann witnesses her action. Meanwhile Hans hides the Jewish Max Vandenburg, who is the son of a . IMDB


Directed By – Brian Percival

Genre – Drama, War

Cast – Sophie Nelisse , Roger Allam , Geoffrey Rush , Emily Watson , Julian Lehmann , Nozomi Linus Kaisar , Heike Makatsch , Gotthard Lange , Kirsten Block , Robert Beyer , Ludger Bökelmann , Paul Schaefer , Oliver Stokowski , Rainer Reiners , Nico Liersch

In Theaters – 27 November 2013

Duration – 131 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG-13

Taglines : Courage beyond words.

Story Writers: Markus Zusak

Country: Germany , USA

Language: German , English

Production Company : Fox 2000 Pictures , The Blair Partnership , Ingenious Media , Sunswept Entertainment , TSG Entertainment , Studio Babelsberg


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