Based on the beloved bestselling novel, THE BOOK THIEF tells the inspiring story of a spirited and courageous young girl named Liesel, who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany.
For Liesel, the power of words and of imagination becomes a means of escape – and even joy – from the tumultuous events enveloping her and everyone she knows and loves. She is THE BOOK THIEF’s heart and soul.
Directed by Brian Percival, “The Book Thief” stars Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and newcomer Sophie Nélisse in the title role.
“The Book Thief” will open January 2014 in theaters nationwide from 20th Century Fox.