About the soundtrack:
The score is composed by John Williams a legend among movie composers, who has written some of the best-known scores in film history. His work includes the music for all of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones films, the first three Harry Potter films, Jaws,Superman, E.T., Schindler’s List, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Memoirs of a Geisha and Jurassic Park. Williams has won five Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, seven BAFTA Awards and no fewer than 21 Grammy Awards – this total of 47 Academy Award nominations makes him the Academy’s most-nominated living person and has been exceeded only by Walt Disney.
Based on the beloved bestselling book by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief tells the inspirational story of the spirited and courageous young girl Liesel who transforms the lives of everyone around her. While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, she finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. An unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul.