The Book Thief

The Book Thief (2013)

Courage beyond words.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2013-11-08
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 2842 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 11min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Studio Babelsberg
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
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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 adoptive parents.

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  • Geoffrey Rush

    as Hans Hubermann
  • Sophie Nélisse

    as Liesel Meminger
  • Emily Watson

    as Rosa Hubermann
  • Nico Liersch

    as Rudy Steiner
  • Ben Schnetzer

    as Max Vandenburg
  • Heike Makatsch

    as Liesel's mother
  • Barbara Auer

    as Ilsa Hermann
  • Roger Allam

    as Narrator / Death (voice)
  • Rainer Bock

    as Bürgermeister Hermann
  • Gotthard Lange

    as Grave Digger
  • Rainer Reiners

    as Priest
  • Kirsten Block

    as Frau Heinrich
  • Julian Lehmann

    as Liesel's Brother
  • Ludger Bökelmann

    as Football Urchin
  • Paul Schalper

    as Football Urchin
  • Nozomi Linus Kaisar

    as Fat Faced Goalie
  • Oliver Stokowski

    as Alex Steiner
  • Robert Beyer

    as Jewish Accountant
  • Hildegard Schroedter

    as Frau Becker
  • Levin Liam

    as Franz Deutscher
  • Sandra Nedeleff

    as Max's Mother
  • Rafael Gareisen

    as Walter, Nazi Soldier
  • Carl Heinz Choynski

    as Jürgen the Groundsman
  • Mike Maas

    as Rolf Fischer
  • Sebastian Hülk

    as Gestapo Agent
  • Matthias Matschke

    as Wolfgang
  • Beata Lehmann

    as Woman with Champagne
  • Laina Schwarz

    as Neighbor
  • Marie Burchard

    as Neighbor
  • Georg Tryphon

    as Neighbor
  • Joachim Paul Assböck

    as Officer
  • Martin Ontrop

    as Herr Lehmann
  • Jan Andres

    as Fellow Conscript
  • Stephanie Stremler

    as Post Woman
  • Carina N. Wiese

    as Barbara Steiner
Production Ken Blancato Producer
Directing Brian Percival Director
Writing Markus Zusak Novel
Production Redmond Morris Executive Producer
Production Karen Rosenfelt Producer
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Camera Florian Ballhaus Director of Photography
Editing John Wilson Editor
Production Kate Dowd Casting
Art Simon Elliott Production Design
Art Mark Rosinski Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Anna B. Sheppard Costume Design
Art Jens Löckmann Art Direction
Art Anja Müller Art Direction
Writing Michael Petroni Writer
Costume & Make-Up Pamela Grujic Makeup Department Head
Art Katja Fischer Set Designer
Art Michael Fissneider Set Designer
Crew Axel Kahnt Property Master
Art Esther Schreiner Assistant Art Director
Sound Niv Adiri Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ben Barker Sound Effects Editor
Sound Danny Freemantle Sound Effects Editor
Sound Glenn Freemantle Sound Designer
Sound Glenn Freemantle Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Glen Gathard Foley
Sound Peter Hanson Foley
Sound Eilam Hoffman Sound Effects Editor
Sound Helen McGovern Boom Operator
Sound Andy Nelson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Dirk Schäfer Boom Operator
Crew Klaus Mielich Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Kerstin Kensy Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Florian Gellinger Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Jonathan Weber Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Antje Rau Stunt Coordinator
Camera Florian Emmerich Camera Operator
Camera Nicolay Gutscher Camera Operator
Production Simone Bär Casting
Costume & Make-Up Markus Ernst Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Brigitte Friedländer-Rodriguez Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Natascha Gotowtschikow Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Sonja Greif Set Costumer
Sound Ramiro Belgardt Music Editor
Crew Andreas Grasshoff Transportation Captain
Directing Elizabeth West Script Supervisor
Crew Jeanette Haley Post Production Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Alex Rouse Wigmaker
Art Bill Crutcher Supervising Art Director
Art Rainer Kaufmann Greensman
Crew James Gemmill Scenic Artist
Crew Russell Oxley Scenic Artist
Sound Nina Hartstone ADR & Dubbing
Editing Paul Apted Dialogue Editor
Editing Gillian Dodders Dialogue Editor
Editing R.J. Kizer Dialogue Editor
Editing Emilie O'Connor Dialogue Editor
Camera Adam Dale Helicopter Camera
Camera Jules Heath Still Photographer
Lighting Janosch Voss Gaffer
Lighting Thorsten Kosselek Best Boy Electric
Costume & Make-Up Theresa Anna Luther Set Costumer
Editing Jaime Leonard Digital Intermediate
Crew Barbara Berkery Dialect Coach
Crew Elspeth Brodie Dialect Coach
Crew Stacy Mann Unit Publicist
Production Michael Herbell Location Manager