Book Thief, The Movie Cover

Book Thief, The

PG-13, 2013, 20th Century Fox

Director:

Brian Percival

Starring:

Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Ben Schnetzer, Emily Watson, Nico Liersch

Plot:

While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel 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.

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Dictionary gift

Themes: Father-Daughter, Training, Words

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Describe the day

Themes: Helping Others, Imagination, Secrets, Words

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Basement snowball fight

Themes: Creativity, Enjoying Life, Father-Daughter, Friendship

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Can I walk Liesel to school?

Themes: Bravery, Children, Innocence, Parenting

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Girl tries to hide smoldering evidence of theft

Themes: Hidden Sin, Secrets, Sin, Temptation

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Death personified claims unsuspecting victim

Themes: Death, Unexpected

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Children's choir sings Nazi propaganda

Themes: Children, Deception, False Hope, Prejudice, Racism, Teachability

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Father tells son he shouldn't admire black athlete

Themes: Father-Son, Prejudice, Racism

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"A person is only as good as their word"

Themes: Faithfulness, Honesty, Promises, Trustworthy

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Man believes all of life comes from a Word

Themes: Creation vs Evolution, God's Word, Life

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Man plays music to lessen fear during air raid

Themes: Comfort, Danger, Encouragement, Facing Trials, Fear

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Man risks Nazi wrath and intercedes for Jew

Themes: Confronting Evil, Courage, Prejudice, Racism

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Spirit wonders how good and evil can both be in man

Themes: Evil, Good vs Evil, Sin, Spiritual Warfare

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Girl sole survivor of bombing

Themes: Loss, Tragedy, War

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