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  • Truth thief: The failures of ‘The Book Thief’

    November 13, 2013 | 3:01 pm

    It’s not surprising that 20th Century Fox is launching an Oscar campaign for “The Book Thief,” a hauntingly beautiful film based on Markus Susak’s award-winning novel set in Nazi Germany.  The New York Post has called the film “Oscar bait.”

    But I was disturbed by the film, and...