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‘The Book Thief’ Screenwriter Disappointed By Fox’s Changes To Script, Desire For Family-Friendly Film

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • March 6, 2014 10:24 AM
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The Book Thief
Momentarily an awards season contender due to studio-willed exposure alone, WWII drama “The Book Thief” nonetheless sputtered out upon its US release, never quite connecting with critics or fans of the best-selling book by Markus Zusak. As the Oscars played out this past weekend with only John Williams’ score gaining a nod, a post-mortem was inevitable — and now the film’s screenwriter has spoken up first.

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