This is a film about a child's survival during the Holocaust. To say this film is dated is to deny the suffering of all during WWII. Based on the bestselling novel by Marcus Zusak, it was filmed in Berlin and has an authentic amber glow of old Germany. Show More Summary
Brian Percival (Downton Abbey) has been set to direct Fox 2000's 'The Book Thief', an adaptation of the mega-popular WWII novel by Marcus Zusak.
The project is a adaptation of a Marcus Zusak novel and follows Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. [...]
Brian Percival, the director behind a slew of Downtown Abbey episodes (including the very first, which he won an Emmy for), has been tapped to helm The Book Thief, an adaptaption of Marcus Zusak's young adult novel that's been tearing up the New York Times bestseller lists since its 2006 publication. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Fox 2000 has set Downton Abbey helmer Brian Percival to direct The Book Thief, the Michael Petroni-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Zusak novel that has ben on the Children’s Chapter Paparback New York Times bestseller list for 228 weeks. Show More Summary