The Book Thief

Opening Date:

November 8, 2013

Cast:

Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie NĂ©lisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch

Director:

Brian Percival

Genre:

Drama

Run Time:

2 hr. 11 min.

MPAA Rating:

PG13 for some violence and intense depiction of thematic material

Synopsis:

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.