The Book Thief
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The Book Thief novel is brought to the big screen

7 November 2013 Last updated at 00:13 GMT

This week sees the release of The Book Thief which chronicles the struggles of a young girl in Nazi Germany who finds inspiration in books and words.

The film is based on an international bestseller and stars Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson, alongside newcomer Sophie Nelisse in the central role.

It has been brought to the screen by British filmmaker Brian Percival, best known for directing episodes of Downton Abbey.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.