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The Book Thief KA Rating 3 out of 5

Director

  • Brian Percival

Cast

  • Sophie NĂ©lisse
  • Geoffrey Rush
  • Emily Watson
  • Ben Schnetzer
  • Heike Makatsch

Synopsis

*Now available to Buy & Keep. Downton Abbey director Brian Percival brings Australian author Markus Zusak's dark but cherished World War II children's story to the big screen. Sophie Nelisse is the German girl sent to live with new foster parents (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) in a small village... along with the Jewish refugee they're hiding in the basement. As the war rages they all have more than just the bombers to fear as Nazi officials and informants are never far away. A good introduction to WWII in the tradition of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

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