Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
- Released: March 11, 2014
- Originally Released: 2013
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region [unknown]
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 10/04/2013
"Brian Percival delivers a quietly effective and engaging adaptation of Markus Zusak's WWII-set novel."
USA Today - 11/14/2013
"Anchoring the story is 9-year-old Liesel Meminger, whose first scenes are riveting."
Entertainment Weekly - 11/13/2013
"[With] smart, understated turns by Watson and Geoffrey Rush..."
Rolling Stone - 11/07/2013
3 stars out of 4 -- "Rush, an actor of unerring grace and grit, gives a touching, vital performance."
A.V. Club - 11/07/2013
"[T]he French-Canadian Nélisse holds her own amid a more seasoned cast; her scenes with the kindly Rush are particularly fine."
Chicago Sun-Times - 11/14/2013
"THE BOOK THIEF is a wondrous, richly textured, sometimes heartbreakingly effective movie..."
Total Film - 02/10/2014
3 stars out of 5 -- "Fairytale production design and a sweeping score from John Williams help the film look and sound the part..."
A young girl (Sophie Nelisse) living with foster parents (Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson) in Nazi Germany begins collecting forbidden books and sharing them with the Jewish refugee hiding in her home in this war drama adapted from Markus Zusak's book by screenwriter Michael Petroni (THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS) and director Brian Percival (DOWNTON ABBEY).