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Lightweight look at life in Nazi Germany

Feb 7, 2014 6:00 AM

DEATH - and the prospect of dying - are everywhere in The Book Thief. The film, directed by Brian Percival and based on the 2006 book of the same name by Markus Zusak, starts with a death, is narrated by Death himself and ends in tragic circumstances. Yet there is an oddly uplifting quality to