5 items from 2014
Phoenix Trailer. Christian Petzold‘s Phoenix (2014) movie trailer stars Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Kirsten Block, Uwe Preuss, and Eva Bay. Phoenix‘s plot synopsis: “A concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss) searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis, in this gripping drama from leading German [...]
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- Rollo Tomasi
The Book Thief, 2013.
Directed by Brian Percival.
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
The Book Thief, an adaptation of the hugely popular book, is the story of a young German girl growing up during the Second World War. The girl, Liesel Meminger (Sophie Nélisse), discovers a love of books thanks to the kindly Hans (Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech) who adopts her.
While the idea of a family drama film set during a serious event like a World War is not impossible (see the brilliant Goodnight Mister Tom), the balance has to be very precise and it is no small task. Sadly, »
- Gary Collinson
While it didn't win, The Book Thief was up for best score at this year's Academy Awards. The drama is heading to Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11, and to celebrate, we have a new featurette from the special features which takes a look at how John Williams came to compose the music for this WWII based tale.
A young girl living with foster parents in Nazi Germany begins collecting forbidden books and sharing them with the Jewish refugee hiding in her home in this war drama.
The Book Thief was released November 8th, 2013 and stars Roger Allam, Sophie Nélisse, Heike Makatsch, Julian Lehmann, Gotthard Lange, Rainer Reiners, Kirsten Block, Geoffrey Rush. The film is directed by Brian Percival. »
The Book Thief Contest Giveaway Sweepstakes. This The Book Thief Blu-ray contest, giveaway, sweepstakes illustrates The Book Thief‘s release on DVD and Blu-ray on March 11, 2014. Brian Percival‘s The Book Thief stars Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer, Joachim Paul Assbock, Kirsten Block, and Sandra Nedeleff. The Book [...]
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- Rollo Tomasi
Following its critically-acclaimed theatrical release, Fox Home Entertainment is releasing The Book Thief on Blu-ray and DVD March 25. Fans will be able to purchase the World War II drama on Digital HD two weeks early, starting on February 25. Sophie Nélisse stars as a young woman who is adopted by a German couple (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) during World War II, as she befriends a young Jewish runaway (Ben Schnetzer). We don't have any pricing details at this time, but you can take a look at the cover art and special features details below.
Based on the beloved best-selling book comes an "extremely moving" (Leonard Maltin, Indiewire) story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. When her mother can no longer care for her, Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) is adopted by a German couple (Oscar Winner Geoffrey Rush and Oscar »
5 items from 2014
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