Successful adaptation of a novel, The Book Thief tells the story of a girl giving inspiration lively and courageous named Liesel, who transforms the lives of everyone around her when sent to live with a foster family in Germany of the end of the Second World War.
For Liesel, the power of words and imagination becomes a means of escape from the whirl of events that are swallowed it and all the people I know and whom he loves, even a way to find happiness. It is the heart and soul of the story of The Book Thief
Moreover, heart and soul, and triumph and perseverance, are the engines of the film, which is rich in themes and characters that will be found in every generation. An illustration of the human spirit emotional capacity to cope with the vicissitudes of this optimistic story depicts the contrast between innocence (embodied by Liesel) and pervasive tyranny that marked the era and its homeland.