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The Book Thief

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

November 08, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Brian Percival

Starring :

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

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..the movie's strong sense of empathy, enhanced by several noteworthy performances, ought to engage most viewers..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
3 of 4

“..if there can be such a thing as a sweet, reflective fable about death and the Holocaust, The Book Thief is it..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 5

“..i'm supposed to be crying, but instead I am laughing. And then the movie ends..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
3 of 4

“..but overall, it's engaging and serves its young audience well - a rare Holocaust movie that doesn't strain to become Oscar bait..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out]
Reviewed by Dennis Harvey [Variety]

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