Front Row | The Book Thief

Based on The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

Based on the bestselling novel by Markus Zusak, the film of The Book Thief - starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson - tells the story of a spirited young girl Liesel in World War II Germany. Liesel finds solace from the war by stealing books and sharing them with others. Novelist Meg Rosoff reviews.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 6'03''
  • Broadcast date: 2014

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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