The Book Thief
Courage beyond words.
We could have bought the book!
While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, a young woman finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. As she reads to him, a relationship develops, but the Nazis are forever searching houses and it is only a matter of time before they come knocking.
Drama, War, On the art circuit
Where's it showing?
Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch
|Screenplay||Markus Zusak, Michael Petroni|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat|
|Produced by||Fox 2000 Pictures, Studio Babelsberg|
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Violence||Mild impact, occasional|
|Prejudice||Mild impact, frequent|
|Comments||This drama feature contains themes about war versus humanity and it is set around the second world war. It revolves around Hitler's Germany and anti-Semitism (sic) around that period.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|ScreenIt Report (USA)|
|Sex / Nudity||Violence||Blood / Gore / Gross||Guns /|
|Alcohol / Drugs||Smoking||Disrespectful /|
|Imitative Behaviour||Frightening /|
|Jump Scenes||Tense Family Scenes||Music (Scary/Tense)||Music (Inappropriate)||Topics to talk about|
|CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)|
|Suggested age limit||Positive messages||Positive role models|
|Consumerism||Drinking, drugs, smoking|
|South African Media|
|Cape TimesStephen Farber ||10|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli ||8|
|Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers ||15|
|Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics ||12|
|CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation||15|
|IMDB8295 Netizens ||15|
|Average .. 60%||12|
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