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fan reviews ( 52 )
  • The simplicity of Michael Petroni’s script seems a drawback at first. But skilled director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey) slowly, effectively tightens the vise as evil intrudes into the life of this child. show more

  • The resulting film has some wrong notes and touches of preciousness, but mostly it's a moving and effective presentation of life under Nazism, as seen from an unusual angle. show more

  • Anchoring the story is 9-year-old Liesel Meminger (Sophie Nélisse), whose first scenes are riveting. show more

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  • May 02, 2014 jacquejo
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    excellent

  • April 13, 2014 Susan
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    Really enjoyed this movie. It was a little slow, but the performances were so wonderful and the characters were so well-developed. I would really recommend this movie.

  • March 12, 2014 pj00000000185000
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    i loved it amazing movie

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