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The Book Thief


A young girl (Sophie Nelisse) living with foster parents (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) in Nazi Germany begins collecting forbidden books and sharing them with the Jewish refugee hiding in her home in this war drama adapted from Markus Zusak's book by screenwriter Michael Petroni (The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys) and director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Critics


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Loved "The Book Thief" by mwatters950
This is a wonderful movie and the performances are very memorable. John Williams' score is moving and supports the movies in a beautifully subtle way. The...


Got to be the best WWII movie by travision49
I am still shaking...very powerful movie about a young German girl and death. War is hell, with a forced German young/ old at the battlefield and a Jew in...


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