20th Century Fox released the first trailer for the upcoming film, THE BOOK THIEF, based on the beloved best-selling novel by Australian author Markus Zusak, and starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
About the film
Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, an extraordinary and 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 words and imagination become 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.
In Australian cinemas January 16, 2014