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The book thief / Fox 2000 Pictures presents ; a Sunswept Entertainment production ; directed by Brian Percival ; screenplay by Michael Petroni ; produced by Karen Rosenfelt, Ken Blancato ; made in association with TSG Entertainment and the Blair Partnership, in association with Studio Babelsberg.

Percival, Brian, 1962- (film director.). Petroni, Michael, (screenwriter.). Rosenfelt, Karen, (film producer.). Blancato, Ken, (film producer.). Sheppard, Anna, (costume designer.). Rush, Geoffrey, 1951- (actor.). Watson, Emily, 1967- (actor.). Nélisse, Sophie, (actor.). Allam, Roger, (actor.). Schnetzer, Ben, (actor.). Liersch, Nico, (actor.). Williams, John, 1932- (composer.). Ballhaus, Florian, 1965- (director of photography.). Zusak, Markus. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Book thief. (Added Author). Fox 2000 Pictures, (presenter.). Sunswept Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). TSG Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Blair Partnership (Firm) (Added Author). Studio Babelsberg, (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (film distributor.). Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Roger Allam. (Cast).

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library DVD BOOK 1-disc (Text) 507823 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (131 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the novel by Markus Zusak.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Special features: Deleted scenes; theatrical trailer, sneak peeks.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Florian Ballhaus ; music, John Williams ; film editor, John Wilson ; costume designer, Anna B. Sheppard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nélisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, Roger Allam.
Summary, etc.:
The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her in Germany during World War II. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and intense depiction of thematic material ; CHV rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; dual layer; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, surround Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
English (Dolby Digital 5.1), dubbed Spanish (surround Dolby Digital 2.0), or dubbed French (surround Dolby Digital 2.0) audio; with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH) and English descriptive audio; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Zusak, Markus > Film adaptations.
Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Drama.
Feature films.
Books and reading > Drama.
Storytelling > Drama.
Jews > Germany > History > 1933-1945 > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Drama.
Death > Drama.
Zusak, Markus.
Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War)
World War (1939-1945)
Books and reading.
Feature films.
Genre: Drama.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
War films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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