The Book Thief (12A)

2013 (USA/Germany) (Drama, War)
Starring: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson
Director: Brian Percival
A Member’s Choice Film. Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl sent to live with a foster family in WWII Germany. Intrigued by the only book she brought with her, she begins collecting books as she finds them. With the help of her new parents and a secret guest under the stairs, she learns to read and creates a magical world that inspires them all. This Oscar nominated film has wonderful photography by Florian Ballhaus, an excellent musical score by John Williams, and marvelous acting from Sophie Nelisse as the young girl. (2hr 11min)