15 March, 2017

The Book Thief at Wednesday Movie Club

The members of “Wednesday Movie Club” at Window on America center Dnipro, Ukraine had watched The Book Thief. Film based on the novel by the same name. The Book Thief is a 2013 American drama. Director: Brian Percival. Writers: Markus Zusak (based on the novel by), Michael Petroni (screenplay). Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson
Plot: 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 protected by her adoptive parents.
Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.
The film features a musical score by Oscar-winning composer John Williams.
WOA’s patrons enjoyed the film and the discussion that followed.
Number of participants – 18 persons.

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