The Book Thief
- Original title
The Book Thief
- Running time
- 131 min.
- United States
Michael Petroni (Story: Markus Zusak)
Co-production United States-Germany; Fox 2000 Pictures / Studio Babelsberg
Drama | Nazism. II World War. Childhood. Literature. 1930s. 1940s
- Synopsis / Plot
- The 550-page, World War II-era novel, narrated by Death, tells the story of Liesel Meminger from the time she is taken at age 9 to live with a foster family in a German working-class neighborhood. Liesel arrives having just stolen her first book, "The Gravediggers Handbook" -- it will be the beginning of a love affair with books.
: Academy Awards: Nominated Best Score
: Golden Globes: Nominated Best Score
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated Best Score
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Supp Actress (Watson) and Original Score
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