REEL DEAL: The Book Thief REVIEW

War times also had their moments of humanity and significance, this is the essence of the movie "The Book Thief". Adapted from the book of the same title, "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak, was made by the team that also made "Life of Pi". With the story set in the critical war years and the setting is a town in Nazi Germany makes it into a pile of conflicts, struggles, and fear but holds a place of hope and dreams.

Sophie Nélisse plays Liesel, a girl sent to live with her foster parents in a German town is longing for her family and is adjusting to her new family which is never the ideal parents.  Her curiosity led her interest in learning and reading books. 

In today's time of electronic book and fast information, the value of book and education was given a whole new inspiration that young people must learn to appreciate. There is also some history along the way by being a part of the Nazi revolution.
The Book Thief brings to the screen amazing stars like Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush, Karen Rosenfelt, and  Nico Liersch.The Book Thief  is brought to you by 20th Century Fox. Showing in theaters February 19. 

Deliberation time kids! 

Show summary in 3 lines: Courage Beyond Words
Technical Effects: 3out of 5 stars (Clean, sometimes too clean for war times)
Plot: 4 out of 5 stars (The story is made more interesting with the participation of another character)
Acting and Actors: 5 out of 5 stars  (Best performances are Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush and  Sophie Nélisse
Music and Soundtracks:  4 out for 5 stars (Simple, yet moving with every scene)
Pros:  Production Design, Actors, Balanced use of German and English 
Cons:  Safe approach with Nazi crimes and approach
Overall Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars (Heartwarming tale with a mix of the sadness of war, and in the end, a valuable lesson was given spotlight)




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