Directed By
Brian Percival
Produced By
  • Ken Blancato
  • Karen Rosenfelt
Written By
  • Michael Petroni (screenplay)
  • Markus Zusak (novel)
Based on
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Sophie Nélisse
  • Geoffrey Rush
  • Emily Watson
  • Ben Schnetzer
Music By
John Williams
Distributed By
20th Century Fox
Release Date
November 15, 2013

The Book Thief is a 2013 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Australian author Markus Zusak. Directed by Brian Percival and adapted to screenplay by Michael Petroni, the film stars Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nélisse, Ben Schnetzer, Nico Liersch, and Joachim Paul Assböck.


While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her foster parents.[1]

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  • Sophie Nélisse -as- Liesel Meminger
  • Geoffrey Rush -as- Hans Hubermann
  • Emily Watson -as- Rosa Hubermann
  • Ben Schnetzer -as- Max Vandenburg
  • Nico Liersch -as- Rudy Steiner
  • Joachim Paul Assböck -as- SS officer
  • Sandra Nedeleff -as- Sarah
  • Hildegard Schroedter -as- Frau Becker
  • Rafael Gareisen -as- Walter Kugler
  • Gotthard Lange -as- Gravedigger
  • Godehard Giese -as- Policeman
  • Roger Allam -as- Death

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