New clip released of upcoming adaptation of The Book Thief
6th November 2013
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The depths of winter can seem a bleak place, but Twentieth Century Fox has a magical adventure waiting for us. January 2014 sees the release of the long-awaited big-screen adaptation of The Book Thief. In a delightful new clip from the film, we see Liesel (Sophie Nelisse) racing friend Rudy (Nico Liersch) through the snowy war-torn streets.
Based on the bestselling novel, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, a courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. She learns to read with encouragement from her new family and Max, a Jewish refugee who they are hiding under the stairs. For Liesel and Max, the power of imagination becomes the only escape from the tumultuous events happening around them. The Book Thief is a life-affirming story of survival and of the resilience of the human spirit.
The Book Thief is directed by Brian Percival and stars Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nelisse, Ben Schnetzer and Nico Liersch. It is released in UK cinemas on 31st January 2014. Watch the clip below: