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The Book Thief

Rating:PG-13 (for some violence and intense depiction of thematic material)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 8, 2013
Running time:131 minutes
Cast:Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie NĂ©lisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch
Director:Brian Percival
Producer:Ken Blancato, Karen Rosenfelt
Writer:Michael Petroni, Markus Zusak
Distributor:20th Century Fox

Description: Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, an extraordinary and courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. She learns to read with encouragement from her new family and Max, a Jewish refugee who they are hiding under the stairs. For Liesel and Max, the power of words and imagination become the only escape from the tumultuous events happening around them. This film is a life-affirming story of survival and of the resilience of the human spirit.

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